800 acre lands which were under the control of the Army in 5 GS Divisions of Palaly and KKS areas amounting to around 800 acre will be released today to people by Maithri who is visiting the North for Christmas Celebrations today, it is reliably learned.
During Mahindha’s rule 5,384 acre were acquired for Army use in Vally North. After vthe regime change, 1,073 acre released . Ranil Wickremasinghe suggested during a discussion in the BMICH on 10th of this month that, further areas in Palaly area will be released soon.
De-mining activities were undertaken in ares likes KKS South, Thaiyiddy South GS Divisions which were expected to be released and the Deming had been completed, it is said.
It also expected that Palaly North, Palaly East and Palaly South GS divisions will be released with the above two. The FDL and camps of the Army which were located in these areas were moved back last week..