Illankai Tamil Arasu Katchi General Secretary, Eastern Province Minister K.Thurairasaingham has stated that North and East has remained merged since very early times, since historic times.
He was speaking at the final day of the Eastern Province Agricultural Day held at Vantharumoolai Maha Vidyalayam grounds.
He continued that this collaboration between the North and East has existed since rule by kings. It had survived under Vanni Kings. So, this is not a demand of today. It has been a historical and social reality.