LTTE launches village level civil force in Trincomalee

[TamilNet, Wednesday, 31 August 2005, 14:21 GMT]
Hundred-and-twenty persons passed out in the first batch of special trained village level civil force in Ganeshapuram Central Grounds on Tuesday in LTTE controlled Muttur East in the Trincomalee district. LTTE's Special Commander of Trincomalee, Col. Sornam, particiapted as the chief guest in the passing out ceremony of the first batch that completed a forty-five days' training. Deputy Head of the Tamileelam Police for the Trincomalee district, Mr. Semmanan, who presided the event said that training is being given to five thousand villagers in the district.

LTTE civil force pass out in Trincomalee
LTTEs Trincomalee military commander Vasanthan lighting the traditional oil lamp while the news recruits
LTTE civil force pass out in Trincomalee
Mr.Semmanan speaking
LTTE civil force pass out in Trincomalee
LTTE's Special Commander for Trincomalee Col. Sornam (right) hands over special prize to Mr.Kilman, training instructor
He added the government signed the ceasefire agreement with the LTTE, because of the military strength of the LTTE.

To sustain the current peace environment and to establish permanent peace, the military strength of the LTTE and the Tamil people should be protected and enhanced, he added. Hence the induction of newly trained personnel of the village level special trained force.

At the commencement LTTE's Trincomalee military commander Mr. Vasanthan lit the traditional oil lamp and Colonel Sornam hoisted the Thamileelam national flag.

Col. Sornam, in his keynote address said that the LTTE was able to defeat the Sri Lanka Army when the latter launched Jayasikuru military operation in the Vanni region with the support of the militarily trained civil force in Vanni.

He gave away prizes to the new recruits excelled in the training and honored Mr.Kilman, instructor who is in the charge of the training.

 

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