Vanni ‘development’ meeting held without elected representatives
[TamilNet, Saturday, 18 August 2012, 19:26 GMT]
Vanni district Tamil National Alliance (TNA) parliamentarians were not invited for the Vanni District Development Committee which was chaired by Sri Lankan President Mahinda Rajapaksa and held on Friday at Vavuniyaa District Secretariat.
Several SL ministers including Douglas Devananda, Rishard Badurdeen and Rajitha Senaratne, SL Government Agents of Vavuniyaa and Mannaar, Divisional Secretaries, heads of local authorities and non-governmental organizations attended the meeting.
Vavuniyaa town and its suburbs were put under red alert by the occupying Sri Lankan forces.