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Wednesday 20th January 2021    
Protest Against the Destruction of the 'Monument of the Dead' at Jaffna University. | Lankaviews | Views of the TruthLankaviews | Views of the Truth

Protest Against the Destruction of the ‘Monument of the Dead’ at Jaffna University.



The monument built by Jaffna University students to commemorate the war dead was bulldozed last night.

Special Task Force also called to the incident due to the unrest took place. Jaffna university students erected this monument in 2019 to mark the 10th anniversary of the end of the war.

University students, political representatives and residents of the area demanded a discussion with the  Vice-Chancellor, regarding the removal of the monument. However, request being denied and the monuments was removed at night.