We should utilize fully the opportunity made available to us to find a political solution, said the Leader of the Opposition of the Parfliament and the Leader of the TNA, Era Sampanthan. The 4th Thamizhar Pongal Vizha celebrated by the TNA was held yesterday at the Devanayagam Hall in Batticaloa on Thursday.
He said so, participating in the event and addressing the people.
The people living in Batticaloa should realize their importance. They have made their contribution for the Rights of the Tamil from those days to date.The proportion of Tamil people had decreased significantly. The reason for this is that people from other provinces being settled here.
The migration abroad of the people from Batticaloa and the displacement locally had occurred. If this proportion is to be corrected unity among Tamil people is essential. Unity is a great strength. You all are aware about the affectations we have undergone due to lack of unity among us. We can build our unity through Arts and Cultural festivals like this.We are in an important stage of period.
Negotiation were held for the last 70 years, but, no permanent or fair solution had been reached through them. Now we have got a good opportunity. We will utilize it fully, he said.