Film Directors stage protest in front of Tamil daily

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Chennai, Oct 30 (UNI) About 75 Directors and Assistant Directors from the Tamil film industry staged a demonstration in front of a Tamil daily here today.

The agitation, led by popular Director Bharatiraja, was to condemn an article in the newspaper, which they alleged was aimed at demeaning the Sri lankan Tamils.

Earlier, the Directors and the Assistant Directors came in a procession and assembled in front of the Newspaper office.

Later, a delegation led by Bharatiraja submitted a memorandum to the Chief Reporter of the daily, in this regard.

Later, talking to reporters, he said if the newspaper did not change its stand on Sri Lankan Tamils issue, time would come when the all Tamils in the state would boycott the newspaper.

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