The Secretary to the Ministry Rehabilitation, V.Sivagnnasithy said that 20 TPPs will be sent for rehabilitation for a year and then released.
Following the fasting protest of the TPPs the Government announced that the TPPs will be released after rehabilitation in stages. It was also announced that the first list of TPPs will be published before 26th. Accordingly, It had been decided to send 20 TPPs in the first stage to Poonthottam Rehabilitation camp. First 6 months will be spent on social and mental counseling and other 6 months in occupational training.
But, the relatives expressed fear that they only released from one case. If they are convicted in other cases against them they may have to