P. Sathiyaseelan Recalls Eelam Liberation Struggle

Posted in Tamil Diplomat, London, December 31, 2014 – February 25, 2017

Ponnadurai Sathiyaseelan formed the Tamil Manavar Peravai, or Tamil Students League/Union/Federation/Organization in 1970 in reaction to PM Bandaranaike’s ‘standardization’ of university entrance to which priviledged Sinhalese students over Tamil students.  In November 1970 this movement held a protest in the North which drew 10,000 participants. The organization was renamed Tamil Ilaignar Peravai or Tamil Youth Movement in 1973.

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