The event for signing documents for the release and handing over of 23 acre lands under the control of the Army was held yesterday at the Kilinochchi District Secretariat yesterday.
Lands in Krishnapuram , coming under the Karaichchi Divisional Secretary’s area, which were under the control of the Army were released yesterday. The Commanding Officer of the Army Head quarters –Kilinochchi,Major General Ravipriya handed over the relevant documents to Kilinochchi GA, Suntharam Arumainayagam.
Speaking after the handing over to the news men, Major General Ravipriya said that 23 acres are released today, more lands are being identified for release. Efforts are being made to release these lands also.
Kilinochchi GA said that people have submitted claims and these documents will be examined and land released to people through Karaichchi Divisional Secretary.