Tamil Diplomat

Lands acquired by army from people to be restored to owners: Ranil assures Wigneswaran

Prime Minis1ter Ranil Wickremasinghe has assured Chief Minister of the Northern Province C.V.Wigneswaran that lands acquired from the people of the north by the Army will be returned to original inhabitants after the matter is probed by a committee without any prejudice to the security concerns.

The special committee will be set up soon. The committee will comprise Tamil party leaders, representatives of the said land owners, officials of the Army in the north etc.  

This was revealed by Wigneswran after he had a meeting with him recently. Wigneswaran further stated that the Premier also assured that difficulties faced by the people of the north will be sorted out.