Sinhalese brought from South to settle in state lands in Vaakarai

[TamilNet, Saturday, 12 June 2010, 04:45 GMT]
State and abandoned lands in Vaaharai division in Batticaloa district in Eastern Province are being distributed to persons who have been brought down from the south. This is being done without the knowledge of the Batticaloa District Government Agent and Vaakarai Divisional Secretary. They are being kept in dark and some military officials and Buddhist monks are behind the state aided colonization, civilian sources alleged.

About fifty-five allotments in Munthiryaththoaddam, a Tamil village in Vaakarai division have been allocated to fishermen from South. This had been done without informing the Batticaloa Government Agent and Vaakarai Divisional Secretary by parties with vested interest, sources added.

 

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