Tamil Diplomat

New Army camp in Manthai West

The NPC member Dr. G.Gunaseelan said yesterday that the people of Moonrampiddy in Manthai West had complained to him that the Manthai West Divisional Secretary had granted land in Moonrampiddy main road  area.

The said land is in extent of 2 acre had been surveyed and handed over to the Army at yesterday noon, the people said expressing fear regarding the establishing of the Army Camp.

In a context where the Army had applied for a land to establish an Army Camp, the Divisional Secretary had accepted the application and had granted 2 acre in extent on the Mannar – Jaffna Main Road at Moonrampiddy junction.

 This land had been surveyed and handed over to the Army yesterday. Because of the allocation people in Moonrampiddy, Thevanpiddy and neighbouring villages had gone into fear psychosis.