Jaffna census details released

[TamilNet, Thursday, 10 April 2008, 01:21 GMT]
608,916 civilians belonging to 180,216 families reside in areas under the administration of 15 District Secretary (DS) areas in Jaffna peninsula, a report released Wednesday by Jaffna secretariat said.

The breakdown of the details listed in the report regarding the number of families and the total number of members of these families residing in areas under the administration of 15 DS follow:

Jaffna 15311 families, 54156
Nalloor 23111 families, 73763
Koappaay 21855 families, 75984
Chandilipaay 17575 families, 62992
Thellippazhai 7632 families, 26542
Changkaanai 14549 families, 49993
Karaveddi 15021 families, 48241
Point Pedro 14687 families, 50141
Maruthankeani 975 families, 3401
Uduvil 17491 families, 52633
Chaavakachcheari 19237 families, 68082
Veala'nai 3988 families, 14686
orkaavaththurai (Kayts) 4174 families, 13835
Kaarainagar 3083 families, 9327
Nedunththeevu (Delft) 1531 families, 5060

Attempts to take census in Jaffna earlier in 1998 and 2000 were stalled due to warnings issued by Changkilian Padai (Force).

Another attempt to conduct census in the peninsula was started on 04 Oct 2007, and once in February 2008 Jaffna Government Agent (GA), Regional and Divisional Secretaries and officials involved in taking census in Jaffna peninsula received warning notices signed by Changkilian Force asking them to stop all census taking immediately.

The GoSL is conducting the special census only in the North and East of Sri Lanka to reduce the facilities provided to people on the basis of population statistics and for other sinister military motives, the letters to the above officials said.

 

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