The struggle of the people of Kepapulavu continued very peacefully for 18th day yesterday. The Mulaitheevu District HQ of the Army is located on the lands of the Kepapulavu people. The people of the Kepapilavu has undertaken a struggle from the 1st of march demanding to release their residences and lands.
On the 18th day of their struggle, the youths of the Thikkam Central Community Centre met them at around 10.00 a.m. and pledged their support.
Army is cultivating our lands and harvesting paddy. We are buying rice from shops. It will be enough if the Good governance government release our lands. We will look after our lives, one strugglers said.