‘Release us or mercy killing’: Eelam Tamil Refugees appeal to Tamil Nadu CM

Tamil Nadu, India: Seventy-eight Eelam Tamil refugees detained at a special camp inside Trichy Central Jail appeals to Tamil Nadu Chief Minister M.K.Stalin to release them from indefinite detention. Tamil Nadu police were saying that they are arrested under criminal cases, but refugees claiming that they are detained under fake cases and imprisoned even after the jail term in the special camp. 

Tamil Nadu government has providing a daily food allowance of 175 Indian Rupees to every refugee. Even with this mere survival money, the refugees have donated 18,000 India Rupees to the Tamil Nadu government’s covid-19 prevention and relief activities. The refugees donated this money from their one day allowance and savings.  

The refugees have requested Tamil Nadu Chief Minister M.K.Stalin to release them; otherwise, they pleaded for mercy killing. 

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