While 1,717 women are widowed by the war while 4,455 have been widowed by other reasons, said the statistics of the Kilinochchi District Secretariat.
Found among the approximately 43,000 resettled families are 1,717 families led by war widows and 4,445 families led by women widowed by other reasons. There are numerous families, with their husbands were either with their husband killed or gone missing.
In accordance with this, there are 951 widows are living in Karaichchi, 349 in Kandawalai, 199 in Poonakary, 218 in Pachchilaipalli DS Divisions.
Apart from this there are 4,455 other widows are living in the four DS divisions of Karaichchi Kandawalai, Pachchilaipalli and Poonakary of kilinochchi.
These details are published in the statistics of the Kilinochchi District Secretariat.