The leader of the EPRLF, Suresh Premachchandran has accused that all TNA MPs who voted for the budget, received 20 Million each. He also said that the release of TPPs and the lands not happening due to TNA’s pressure on the Government. He said this in a media conference held at the Jaffna Press Club yesterday. A TNA member has already revealed in Parliament that the TNA MPs received 20 million each from the Government. The TNA MPs who were in the Parliament at that time had not said anything on the contrary.
This amount had been given to all TNA MPs, except Sivasakthy Ananthan who had not voted for Budget. Hence they had fulfilled the Government’s need in some way. After the matter had gone into the hands of the media they have started to say that the accusation is false. They are also saying Lands are being released and the TPPs are being released by the pressure they had exerted on the Government.
TPPs are being released in accordance with the judicial procedures. Several thousand acre of lands still under the control of the Army.
The reconstruction of JMC building at its old site had been decided long ago. The TNA has started to deceive people again. They have said in the Manifesto that they will rebuild the JMC at its old site., he said.