Lankapage Logo Recent Top Stories
CP 14 YEARS
Go Home Home Serving the Sri Lankan community globally since 2000
go to LankaPage.com

Leading News from Sri Lanka::

* Sri Lanka Tamil legislator says lands in North and East grabbed by chauvinist forces
Wed, Mar 26, 2014, 09:11 pm SL Time, ColomboPage News Desk, Sri Lanka.

Mar 26, Colombo: Parliamentarian of Sri Lanka's Tamil National Alliance (TNA) P. Selvaraja has said that lands in the North and East are being grabbed by chauvinist forces.

He has said at a meeting in the East that the Tamil speaking people have undergone immense difficulties in trying to safeguard their original homes.

He added that most often the lands are being grabbed under the guise of development purposes.

According to Selvaraja, private lands that belong to the Tamil people in the East, especially in the Batticaloa District are being taken over by the government with the assistance of chauvinist monks and the Sri Lanka Army.

Selvaraja said that the TNA is prepared to initiate legal action against encroachers who illegally occupy private lands of Tamil people.

ColomboPage - Recent 10 Stories
Sri Lanka Navy chief reviews Indian Naval Academy passing out parade
-- [56 minutes ago]
Government allocates Rs. 150 million for immediate relief measures
-- [2 hours ago]
Update: Death toll from adverse weather in Sri Lanka rises to 113, over 493,000 displaced
-- [3 hours ago]
President discuses immediate steps for necessary relief measures to disaster-hit people
-- [3 hours ago]
US to send emergency assistance to Sri Lanka for flood relief
-- [4 hours ago]
Pakistan to send relief assistance for Sri Lanka
-- [5 hours ago]
Indian Naval Ship Kirch arrives in Sri Lanka with relief assistance for people displaced by floods
Death toll from floods and landslides in Sri Lanka rises to 100, another 99 missing
Sri Lanka Air Force Airman fell off from helicopter during flood rescue operations dies
Indian PM condoles the loss of lives and property in Sri Lanka due to flooding and landslides

Copyright © 2000, 2014 by LankaPage.com (LLC) :
The news and other contents on ColomboPage are copyrighted property of LankaPage.com, LLC. Any unauthorized use of any information on ColomboPage may constitute a violation of copyright laws. You need written permission to reproduce, republish, post, transmit, broadcast or distribute, material from this site from LankaPage.com, LLC. However, news organizations or broadcasters in Sri Lanka may republish the news items in ColomboPage with proper acknowledgment to ColomboPage.