Buddhist stupa built in Kokku値aay after brutal attack on Tamil landowner

[TamilNet, Tuesday, 18 October 2011, 08:26 GMT]
An Eezham Tamil landowner in Kokku値aay in Mullaiththeevu district was brutally attacked receiving serious injuries when he refused to part with his land for the construction of a second Buddhist stupa in the locality. He was even chased away from the hospital where he was admitted, after severe warning. Koku値aay lagoon is the focus of Sinhala colonisation presently, as it is the key location for wedging the demographic contiguity of the north and east of the country of Eezham Tamils in the island, as well as direct communication between Mullaiththeevu and Trincomalee. A new Sinhala administrative division 糎eli-oya comprising of Sinhala-Buddhist colonies has started functioning in the region last week and the division is expected to include Kokku値aay to cut off north and east permanently up to the very coastline.

Manalaaru vihare
The land confiscated for the construction of Buddhist stupa in Kokku'laay


Buddhist monk in Manalaaru
The Buddhist monk to whom the confiscated land is given for the construction of a stupa
A Buddhist monk has recently come to Kokku値aay to supervise the construction of the Buddhist stupa in the Tamil coastal village. He is functioning with the full support of the occupying Sinhala military.

Three fourth quarter of an acre of land was confiscated by force from an Eezham Tamil landowner of Kokku値aay by the occupying forces and the land has now been given to the Buddhist monk.

The construction of the stupa is coupled with Sinhala fishermen colonising the surroundings of the lagoon rich in marine resources, while the resettled Tamils of the traditional villages are not permitted to go for fishing.

Sinhala settlers
Colonizing Sinhala fishermen have permanent shelters and families living in Kokku'laay
Tamil families in Manalaaru
Tamil families in Manalaaru
然esettled Tamils living under trees in Kokku'laay


Chronology:

 

Latest 15 Reports
10.07.20 00:05   Photo
SL Police harasses Shivajilingam at 25th Remembrance of Navaali massacre in Jaffna
09.07.20 09:33  
SL Navy brutally assaults Tamil fishers in Mullaith-theevu
08.07.20 16:33   Photo
Sinhala colonists encroach into Kangku-veali, Mean-kamam reservoirs in Trincomalee
07.07.20 19:36   Photo
Colombo schemes to expand ilmenite scooping into North from Pulmoaddai in East
06.07.20 19:06  
Colombo transfers Tamil Political Prisoners to notorious Anuradhapura prison
05.07.20 23:06   Photo
University students, Shivajilingam brave SL harassment to commemorate fallen Black Tigers
04.07.20 22:28   Photo
Monk commanding Sinhala-Buddhicisation of North-East threatens Tamil villagers in Batticaloa
03.07.20 19:28   Photo
After Naavat-kuzhi, Colombo targets Poonakari for Sinhala colonisation across Jaffna lagoon
02.07.20 22:26  
Colombo imposes restrictions on Tamil valour related symbolism in schools of North
01.07.20 13:22  
New secret unit among four SL military and police squads competing to arrest Tamil youth in North
30.06.20 22:10  
Tamils blocked from accessing properties near SL Navy training base in Champoor, Trincomalee
29.06.20 23:29   Photo
Moragoda advising Gotabaya prompts Sinhala parties to scrap Provincial Councils
28.06.20 22:06  
India privileging BRIC/RIC over Quad 租iscordant, says former US top diplomat
27.06.20 22:11  
Indo-Pacific expert wants US to seek opportunities in 全ri Lanka
26.06.20 21:24  
Russia steps up influence on New Delhi to uphold 杜ultilateralism against US 途ules-based order
 
Find this article at:
http://www.tamilnet.com/art.html?catid=13&artid=34532