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Protest in Jaffna against land survey for military camps

Woman holds poster reading, "[Sri Lankan] government, is it our land you want to build military camps for yourself?"

Tamils in Jaffna protested on Friday against land survey work being undertaken for the purpose of constructing navy and army camps on public land.

Holding posters, protesters sat outside the Tirunelveli Land Survey Office in Jaffna district.

The Tamil National Alliance (TNA) MP, Sivagnanam Sritharan, Northern Provincial Council's members, M K Sivajilingam, Vinthan Kanagaratnam and B Gajatheepan, as well as Gajendrakumar Ponnambalam and Selvaraja Kajendren of the Tamil National People’s Front (TNPF) also took part in the protest.

 
 

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