12 persons of the majority race have been newly appointed to vacancies in the Northern Archaeological Department.
The intellectuals are accusing that Tamils are being continuously excluded in Government appointments.
Majority race people are being appointed continuously for vacancies in the departments in the North, excluding Tamil people.
In a context where more than 200 Tamils are working in the Archaeological Department in Jaffna for last 1 ½ years on a contract basis, 5 Sinhalese have been appointed from 1st of this month and 2 at the Vavuniya Archaeological Department. Several other Sinhalese people also appointed like this it is learnt.
While appointments are not given to people already working on a contract basis this exclusion is continuing the intellectuals accused.