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 Lankan President links EU decisions to opposition 'conspiracies'
-- [6 hours ago]
Coalition party of Sri Lanka ruling alliance to support a common candidate if Constitution is not amended
-- [7 hours ago]
Two MPs of minor party in Sri Lanka to join the main opposition UNP
-- [8 hours ago]
Sri Lanka opposition led workers' protests in Colombo tomorrow
-- [9 hours ago]
Lifting of sanctions will help LTTE to revive in Sri Lanka - Tamil leader
Several foreign countries willing to import fish products from Sri Lanka - Fisheries Minister
Sri Lanka to contest the European Court decision lifting sanctions on LTTE
Sri Lanka develops Standard Operating Procedures for the identification and protection of trafficking victims
INFOTEL ICT exhibition in Sri Lanka to focus on creating a 'Knowledge Hub'
Sri Lanka, India navies discuss maritime issues at IMBL meeting

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.