Tamil Diplomat

Balance lands under Army’s control also will be released-Mavai expresses hope

If the cordial situation created after the regime change will continue even after the General Election, the lands still under control of the Army will be released and we can re-settle our people there, said Mavai Senathyrajah.

He was speaking in a press conference at the Head office ITAK in Martyn Road, Jaffna.

He further said that, of the 1,100 acre lands ear marked for re-settlement 563 acre had been released so far. A discussion was held two weeks back, with army officials regarding release of certain land in the Vallalai area. Meanwhile action had been taken to release the lands under the control of the Navy at Mullikulam, Mannar and it is hoped that those lands also will be released soon, he said.