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Plea to release Sri Lankan refugees

2014 Nov 23

Tamizhaga Vaazhvurimai Katchi (TVK) leader, Panruti T Velmurugan, on Saturday urged Tamil Nadu Chief Minister O. Panneerselvam to immediately release some 26 Sri Lankan Tamil refugees kept in a special camp in the Tiruchi central prison and give them medical assistance.

The refugees have been on a fast since November 15 to demand that they be released from the camp and permitted to take legal assistance from outside to fight the cases against them, he said in a statement.

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