A resolution was adopted in the sitting of the Mannar Town Council that navy personnel occupying people’s lands in the villages of Mullikuklam and Silavathurai which come under Musaly Divisional Secretary’s area should be moved out completely and the lands be handed over to the people.
This resolution was passed in 13th sitting of the Mannar TC presided by Chairman, Gnanapragasam Antony David, and held at the TC Hall.
The said resolution was tabled by member Nilamuhutheen Naguseen. He placed a request that the TC should pledge support for people struggling for their lands and resolution should be passed calling for the removal of Navy soldiers from the people’s land.
Vice Chairman S. Johnson supported the resolution.
In reply the chairman said that the Navy should be moved out from Mullikulam and Silvathurai and lands given to people. The resolution was adopted in the council.
It is notable that all members of the council supported the resolution.