Tamil villages in Trinco district ignored in electrification -TNA MP

[TamilNet, Tuesday, 07 September 2004, 14:53 GMT]
Several Tamil villages in Muttur and Seruvila electorates in Trincomalee district are not supplied with electricity although transformers are located in the vicinity of these villages and electric cables go overhead. This is a deplorable situation," said Trincomalee district parliamentarian Mr.K.Thurairetnasingham in a letter to the Minister of Power and Energy.

Mr.Thurairetasingham has listed those villages in his letter. "The villages Lingapuram Athiamman Kerni and Thanganagar in Seruvila division, Palathadichenai, Palathoppur, Narayanapuram, Amman Nagar, Ganeshapuram, Thangapuram, Srinivasapuram and Ithikulam in Muttur division, Potkerney and Sivasakthipuram in Thampalakamam division, Sunkankuli in Kinniya division, Illupaikulam and Kanniya in Trincomalee division are not supplied with electricity," said Mr.Thurairatnesingham.

Koonitheivu to Fowl Point, Sampoor to Ilakanthai and Kadatkaraichcenai to Cheenenveli in Muttur division and Kuchchaveli to Thiriyai in Kuchchaveli division should be brought under rural electrification scheme, Mr.Thurairatnesingham requested the Minister Mr.Susil Premajayantha.


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