Sinhala families to be settled in Jaffna with Chinese assistance

[TamilNet, Tuesday, 02 November 2010, 05:33 GMT]
Colombo government has decided to settle the Sinhala families claiming they were IDPS and demading resettlement in Jaffna on the coastal areas of Jaffna Fort and Ma’niyam-thoaddam in Kozhumpuththu’rai, sources in Jaffna said. Parts of prefabricated houses donated by China to construct 12,000 houses in the areas from Mu'rika'ndi to Mullaiththeevu to settle Sinhala families have been brought to Jaffna to construct houses for the Sinhala families. The Sinhala families claiming resettlement are lodged in the Old Jaffna Railway Station where they had arrived in early October and are looked after by the Sri Lanka Army in Jaffna.

Sinhala families to be settled in Jaffna


The construction materials are kept in the custody of Sri Lanka Army (SLA) bases in Jaffna town.

The Tamil residents in the areas near Jaffna Fort and Ma’nyiam-thoaddam had been uprooted due to SLA offensives and their lands are to be settled with the Sinhala families claiming resettlement in Jaffna.

In Trincomalee too Sinhala families have been settled on lands belonging to Tamils by Sri Lanka government, evicting the Tamil families.

193 Sinhala families had arrived in Jaffna 08 October seeking resettlement in Jaffna claiming that their families had lived in Jaffna before 1983. They are occupying the old Jaffna Railway Station premises displacing the families of uprooted families from Valikaamam North Sri Lanka Army (SLA) High Security Zone (HSZ) who had been staying there.

Sinhala families to be settled in Jaffna
Sinhala families to be settled in Jaffna


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