EPDP controlled PS building damaged
[TamilNet, Sunday, 01 September 2002, 12:19 GMT]
The new building of the Karaveddy Southwest Pradeshya Sabah (local
authority) built at a cost of nine million rupees was damaged by
unidentified persons Saturday night, police sources in Jaffna said. The
Eelam People's Democratic Party (EPDP) controls the Karaveddy Southwest PS
administration. The ceremonial opening of the office is scheduled for Monday
with the participation of UNF senior Minister Dr.Jayalath Jayawardene and
EPDP Secretary General and Jaffna district parliamentarian Mr. Douglas
Devananda, EPDP sources said.
Windows and doors of the new PS building were found damaged and the front
outer wall of the building had been defaced with discarded engine oil, the
Elaborate arrangements have been made by the Jaffna EPDP activists to
conduct the ceremonial opening as their leader, Mr. Douglas Devananda, is
scheduled to participate in an official event for the first time since the
general election was held in December last year.
The Chairman of the PS, Mr. Jeyarasa, told TamilNet sources that the opening
ceremony would be held as scheduled. However, it is not known if the UNF
Minister, Mr. Jayalath Jayawardene and the EPDP leader, Mr. Douglas
Devananda, will participate in the ceremony.
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