Mirusuvil residents demand to be resettled in own homes

[TamilNet, Monday, 27 June 2005, 10:23 GMT]
Displaced residents from Usan arean in Mirusuvil, Thenmaradchy protested from 10 am till 12 noon Monday demanding that they be allowed to resettle in their own homes, sources said. A9 highway was blocked for traffic for more than half an hour.

Usan is located 3 miles east of Kodikamam.

Usan Kandaswamy Temple priest Ketheeswara Kurukkal conducted a multi-religious ceremony to start the protest march.

Protesters handed over a memorandum containing their remand to immediately resettle them in their own homes to Civilian liason officer for Sri Lanka Army (SLA) in Mirusuvil, Major Wijeratne

The protest concluded with a prayers at Mirusuvil Church.

Tamil National Alliance parliamentarians Raviraj and Sivajilingam participated in the protest, sources said.

 

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