In the ongoing war between SriLankan government and Liberation Tigers of Tamil Ezham too many innocent Tamil civilians are killed. There have been so many fast protests in Tamilnadu alone, but one that created waves was that held by the cine artist association.
Now Vijay and his fans have organized a fast on Sunday 16th of November to protest against the killings of innocent Tamizh civilians. Actor Vijay proclaimed this news after gaining proper permission to hold fast between 8am to 4pm near Chepauk stadium entrance in Chennai. All the fans and participators are requested to be dressed in black. It is not only held in Chennai but also in the headquarters of "All India Vijay Fans Association" in every state and district by the members.
We pray that these prolonged protest held by well wishers around the world would bring peace to SriLanka.
Vijay to fast with his fans
IndiaGlitz [Friday, November 14, 2008]
Actor Vijay has announced that he would stage a fast on 16 Nov along with his fans in Chennai to protest the killing on innocent Tamils in Sri Lanka.
In a press release, Vijay said, "my fans have been indulging in several social welfare activities. They rendered a great help during the Kargil war, Gujarat earthquake and tsunami sufferings. Now to voice their support for ailing Tamils in Sri Lanka, they would come together to stage a fast on 16 November."
'Several thousand Tamils are suffering without food and shelter in the neighboring nation. So, we are going to hold a fast between 8 and 4 pm on 16 November to condemn the ill-fate deployed on our fellow tamils'.
In all district headquarters, the Vijay Fans Association's office-bearers will preside over the fast. They have been beseeched to be dressed in black and exhibit their protest in the Gandhian way.
Fans have Vijay’s permission-Behindwoods
The planned one day hunger strike by the Vijay fan's associations to protest against the violence in Sri Lanka will be held on November 16th, as reported earlier. The protest in Chennai is scheduled to be held at Chepauk.
Speaking on this, Vijay gave the nod to all his fans to go ahead with the protest. He also said that similar protests can be carried out in major towns of all districts by his fans. But, he requested that normal life and law and order should in no way be affected by this
activity and that the entire exercise must be peaceful.