An urgent letter had been sent by the NPC to the President, Maithripala Sirisena, Prime Minister Ranil Wickremasinghe and the Leader of the Opposition Era. Sampanthan calling for a solution to the 14 day struggle held day and night by Kepapulavu people for redeeming their own lands.
The People at Kepaipilavu are fighting for the last 14 days calling for the removal of Air Force camp on their lands and handing over the lands to them.
A resolution with regard to this was adopted unanimously in the NPC sitting on 9th of this month. Further a group of NPC members visited the protestors to express solidarity with them.
A copy of the letter was also sent to the Governor of Northern Province.
It is notable tfghat even the school children are struggling without going to school.
Several other people have expressed support to the Kepapulavu people:
* Just demands of Kepapulavu people should be fulfilled…….State Minister Hisbullah
Lawyers Association, Mannar Women Development organization, catholic clergies, representatives of several public organizations MPs , Dr.Sivamohan, Shanthy Sriskantharasa and MPc Ranviharan came to the spot and expressed solidarity.