The Northern Agricultural Ministry has pointed out that, Agricultural farms, Agricultural seed production Centre and quarters along with 2,072.103 acre lands at 29 locations are under the control of the Sri Lankan Army. The Ministry has handed over the details of these properties to the NPC CM, C.V.Wigneswaran.
29 locations in Vavuniya, Kilinochchi, Mullaitheevu and Mannar districts have been occupied by the Army and still under the control of it.
12 places in Kilinochchi District, 07 on Mullaitheevu District, 06 in Vavuniya District and 04 places in Mannar District are occupied like this, the Ministry had indicated.
Commenting on this the Northern Minister of Agriculture said that, all the particulars have been provided to the CM and he will take further action to release these lands.The Ministry has forwarded the request for this he said.