Normalcy returns to Aaraiyampathi,, Kaaththaankudi
[TamilNet, Monday, 09 June 2008, 15:02 GMT]
After more than a week of violence, normalcy returned Sunday in Kaaththaankudi, Aarayampathi areas in Batticaloa district sources said. All the business establishments have reopened and normal transport is being continued without any interruption. Muslims and Tamils are able to travel through each others’ villages, the local residents said.
The Muslim business establishments in Batticaloa too have opened for business.
However, a large number of Special Task Forces (STF) and police personnel are still being deployed in Aaraiyampathi, Kaaththaankudi.
Meanwhile, the schools in Kaaththaankudi shut down for the past week will be reopened Monday, Abdul Lateef Director of Education, Kaaththaankudi said.