Government claimed credit for relief supplies sent by CWC - Sellachamy

[TamilNet, Thursday, 06 January 2005, 17:52 GMT]
In the meeting called by the Sri Lankan President Chandrika Kumaratunge for all the parliamentarian in the Government coalition, held Wednesday at the Presidential Secretariat, Mr M S Selachamy, Deputy Minister for Social Development and Estate Infrastructure said, "I have received the details about relief supplies that had been sent by the Government to northeast. Government is accused of not sending relief supplies to northeast even five days after the tsunami disaster. Affected people have told me that Government had claimed credit for relief supplies sent by the Ceylon Workers Congress (CWC) and used this for their propaganda."

"The Government is blamed for not sending relief supplies to the tsunami hit northeast. The Government should take this allegation seriously and remedy the situation. I have given the statistics of the needs of the people in the LTTE controlled areas to the President," Mr . M. S. Selachamy added.

Mr. Selachamy is also the vice president of CWC.

 

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