Colombo steps up militarisation of Paasikkudaa

[TamilNet, Saturday, 26 June 2010, 22:32 GMT]
Special camps of the Sri Lanka Army, Sri Lanka Navy and Police have been set up in east cost covering the tourist resort to provide 'foolproof security to tourist community' to spend their holiday, Sri Lankan Police said. The move comes following Basil Rajapaksa's visit to Paasikkudaa last week.

Tamil circles in the east blamed Colombo for attempting to Sinhalicise Paasikkudaa bringng more Sinhalese from the south to settle down in Batticaloa with the assistance of Sri Lankan armed forces.


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