Col.Sornam addresses displaced families in Muttur east

[TamilNet, Monday, 05 June 2006, 00:40 GMT]
Colonel Sornam, Special Commander of the Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam (LTTE) in Trincomalee district Saturday addressed a gathering of several hundred displaced Tamil families who sought refuge in LTTE held Muttur east area from Tamil villages located in the Sri Lanka government territory in the Trincomalee district.

Sornam addresses Muttur refugees
Mr.S.Elilan, Trincomalee district political head of the LTTE, Ms. Kaaronja, Trincomalee district women political wing head of the LTTE, Mr.Puratchi, Trincomalee district head of the Thamileelam Students Forum and LTTE commander Thevan also attended the event.

Several thousand Tamil families, displaced following the aerial and ground attack launched by the State armed forces on the Muttur east coastal villages during the last week of April, have been residing in temporary shelters and public buildings in the Muttur east, sources said.

Due to continued violence and discriminate arrest of Tamil youths by security forces in the government controlled areas, several Tamil families are fleeing to the LTTE controlling areas in Muttur east and Eachchilampathu divisions, and also to Mannar to seek refuge in South India, sources said.

"President Mahinda Rajapakse must decide whether he prefers to seek a solution to the Tamil national question through negotiation or through war," said Colonel Sornam, LTTE special commander in Trincomalee district addressing a gathering displaced Tamil families in Muttur east in Trincomalee district.

LTTE agreed for negotiation with the Government of Sri Lanka on the military strength it demonstrated in the battlefield. Today the strength of the LTTE has increased a few folds and we are prepared to continue peace negotiation with the increased military strength, said Colonel Sornam.

Sornam addresses Muttur refugees

 

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