Nov 30, 2017

29 more acres released in the North (Pics)

Lands used by the security forces in the North were handed back to their legitimate owners yesterday (30).

Under the 16th stage, 29 acres in the Jaffna, Ottapulam area was handed over to civilians.

Accordingly, the Ottapulam, Wasawilan road, St. Mary’s Church and the land of the Wadamolai Roman Catholic mixed Tamil school was released to the people.

Through this measure, 17 families who lived in the area were resettled today.

The Jaffna District Secretary Nagalingam Wethanayagam, Jaffna Security Forces Commander Major General Dharshana Hettiarachchi, Security Forces personnel, state officials, Catholic priests and residents participated in this event.

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