The AIPF Puducherry Chapter held a memorial convention to remember Prof. M.L Thangappa, renowned Tamil writer and scholar and member of the AIPF National Advisory Committee. The Convention demanded justice against police killings of thirteen persons in the struggles against Sterilite copper smelters at Thoothukudi on 26th June at Puducherry. The convention was presided by Liaqat Ali, National Advisory Committee member of AIPF. Bala Subramanian, state secretary CPIML gave the key note address. Prof. A Marx, and Prof. Panchankam spoke at the convention. A large number of people participated in the convention.