Lokayat Organizes program on Tamil question in Sri Lanka

Lokayat organizes

Understanding the Tamil Question in Sri Lanka:

CONSPIRACY OF SILENCE

Date: Saturday, July 17, 2010

Time: 5 to 8 pm

 Venue: Bharat Itihas Sanshodak Mandal Hall, Next to Bharat Natya Mandir, Sadashiv Peth, Pune

Program Talk by the renowned scholar:

Prof. Ramu Manivannan, Professor, Department of Politics & Public Administration, University of Madras.

Film: Mullaitivu Saga

 (46mins)

Director:  S Someetharan, Documentary Film Maker

Film synopsis: A battered face believes that Kannaki, legendary heroine of the ancient Tamil literary work Silapathikaram; will one day come, fight for justice. This is recounted through a last Koothu played in the historic land before the war in Srilanka. ‘Mullaitivu Saga’ an episode of planned massacre of the suppressed people while most of the international human rights machinery remained a silent witness.

The talk and film screening would be followed by a discussion.

Entry is free.

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