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Asian Tribune is published by World Institute For Asian Studies|Powered by WIAS Vol. 12 No. 2059

Jaffna University to reopen on 08 March.

[b]Jaffna University to reopen on 08 March.[/b]

[b]Colombo, 04 March, (Asiantribune.com): [/b]Lectures and other educational activities for the final year students of the Jaffna University will begin from 8th of this month. Despite the heavy presence of Army around the University precincts, students union has decided to urge for a phased opening of the educational activities in the University.

Earlier the Tamil Tigers had demanded the University students to give up their higher education temporarily and join the rank and file of the Tiger army to fight the Sri Lanka Government forces in their final belligerent campaign.

Subsequently, after 12 January on the insistence of the Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam, the University student began boycotting lectures and the University was closed.

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