Army Commanding Officer for Kilinochchi District, Major General Ravipriya has stated categorically that the play ground land claimed by the kilinochchi MV cannot be released. The land had not been occupied by the Army. On the contrary, it had been handed over to us for development, he said.
MP Sritharan tabled a resolution in the Kilinochchi DDC meeting that the land and the adjoining play ground to be handed over to Kilinochchi MV.
In reply Commander Ravipriya categorically stated that the said lands cannot be handed over to the school as it had been handed over to them for development. May be after development it could be handed over to the School. Still then permission is not there even to hold the Inter House Sports meet in the ground, neither MPs nor public allowed using it and no path could be granted through Army Camps, he has firmly said.