The Tamil National Alliance yesterday (25) called for a hartal in Vavuniya to protest against a Government`s decision to declare Sampur in the East a High Security Zone (HSZ)
In response to the TNA call, all shops and Government offices were closed. Only the government hospital functioned smoothly. Transport was badly affected and all schools in the town and vicinity remained closed.
Security was strengthened in Vavuniya.
Police said that no untoward incidents were reported.