Tamil political prisoners in Batticaloa prison gave up their hunger strike (Photos)
Tamil political prisoners in Batticaloa prison have given up their hunger strike from Tuesday onwards. This decision to withdraw from hunger strike is taken after the situation of government planning to take advantageous decision to them.
When they were about to end their strike on Tuesday, Tamil National Alliance parliamentary members S. Yogeswaran, G. Srinesan, S. Viyazhendiran and Eastern province Agricultural Minister K. Thurairajasingham visited Batticaloa prison.
Moreover they had discussions with the political prisoners there and gave them tender coconut to bring their hunger strike to an end.
TNA Parliamentary member S. Yogeswaran expressed his thanks for the actions taken by the President and Prime Minister towards the release of Tamil political prisoners.