Demonstration staged to end war

Staff Reporter

CHENNAI: Fourteen members of the Makkal Ezhuchi Kazhagam staged a demonstration in front of the Sri Lanka Trade Centre in Spencer’s Plaza on Anna Salai on Wednesday, demanding an immediate end to the war in the island nation. The members were led by Velumani, organiser of the kazhagam. A team from the Thousand Lights police station rushed to the spot and secured them.

At the time of the demonstration, around 25 staff members were in the centre, which is located in the Phase III of the shopping mall.

There are 11 shops inside the centre, which has been provided with police protection. There are also several private security guards there.

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