More lands used in Palaly HSZ released to civilians

The Security Force Headquarters, Jaffna in conformity with Presidential directives formally released 80.14 acres of non-governmental land, hitherto being used by the Army for security purposes to the Jaffna District Secretariat for onward distribution among the rightful owners yesterday afternoon on account of the 75th National Independence Day.

Accordingly, 12.14 acres in the Palaly North Grama Niladhari (GN) Division, 0.72 perches in the Thelippalai GN Division in the Palaly High Security Zone (HSZ), 50.59 acres in the Kankesanthurai Central GN Division and 16.55 acres in the Mailaddy North GN Division were released yesterday (3) after handing over the formal documents to that effect during a symbolic ceremony, held at Anthonypuram in Palaly.

Effected on the directions of Army Commander Lt. Gen. Vikum Liyanage, Major General Swarna Bothota, Commander, Security Forces -Jaffna in coordination with the Jaffna District Secretariat and respective Divisional Secretariats symbolically handed over the relevant documents pertaining to those lands to Jaffna District Secretariat A. Sivabalasundaran during the brief ceremony.

 

 

by Daily News Sri Lanka

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