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Ban on water supply threatens agriculture of Eezham Tamils in Batticaloa

Ban on water supply threatens agriculture of Eezham Tamils in Batticaloa

By banning water supply to agriculture and paper mills and supplying water to tourist houses, the Colombo government is putting lives of many Eezham Tamils in stake in Batticaloa. The Sri Lankan Finance Ministry, which comes directly under SL president Mahinda Rajapaksa, who is also the finance minister in Colombo, has imposed on ban on supply of water from Vaakaneari lake to the agricultural farms, agriculturalists from the area complain. The water irrigation centre has been advised to direct the…

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Colombo seizes 4,000 acres of paddy lands from Tamil farmers in Ampaa’rai

Colombo seizes 4,000 acres of paddy lands from Tamil farmers in Ampaa’rai

Around 4,000 acres of paddy lands belonging to Eezham Tamil farmers in the western side of Thirukkoayil of Ampaa’rai district in the East are under appropriation by the Sri Lankan State in Colombo through its Department of Forest Conservation. This also includes more than 1,000 acres of lands with paddy crops. The Colombo Establishment is committing a systematic demographic genocide on the ancient Tamil villages in the East while the Establishments in Washington and New Delhi, fully aware of Sri…

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Sinhala military wants ‘Kappan’ from Batticaloa Tamil farmers

Sinhala military wants ‘Kappan’ from Batticaloa Tamil farmers

Aiming at totally bankrupting the Tamil farmers of Koa’raippattu South (Kiraan) division in Batticaloa district, the occupying Sri Lankan military, which schemes Sinhalicisaton and colonisation of the pasturelands in the division, now demand 3,000 rupees per 10 cattle from the Tamil farmers. The ‘Kappan’ military of Sri Lanka has instructed the Tamil farm-owners to pay the money before 25th of this month. The extortion is taking place in the name of providing ‘housing’ to disabled Sinhala soldiers, the farmers from…

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Ampaa’rai Sinhala administration schemes Buddhicisation of Saiva-Vedda site

Ampaa’rai Sinhala administration schemes Buddhicisation of Saiva-Vedda site

Ampaa’rai Sinhala administration schemes Buddhicisation of Saiva-Vedda site Occupying Sri Lanka’s Government Agent in the Eastern Province’s Ampaa’rai district, Mr Neil de Alwis, who held a meeting with the Va’n’nakkars (trustees) of the historic Saiva shrine at Ukanthai-malai last Wednesday, has asked the trustees to cooperate with the SL authorities in constructing a Buddhist stupa, at a one and a half acres plot of land, 400 meters close to the Saiva shrine, informed sources in Ampaa’rai told TamilNet this week….

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Tamil farmers lose title-deed lands to Sinhala colonisers in Mullaiththeevu

Tamil farmers lose title-deed lands to Sinhala colonisers in Mullaiththeevu

Tamil farmers lose title-deed lands to Sinhala colonisers in Mullaiththeevu The occupying Sri Lankan military has appropriated more than one hundred acres of paddy lands owned by Tamil farmers at Koozhaa-mu’rippu in Vedi-vaiththa-kal area of Nedungkea’ni DS division in the Mullaiththeevu district for Sinhalese being brought from the South by the Colombo government.