Muslims oppose Digavaapi designation in Ampaa'rai

[TamilNet, Sunday, 31 May 2009, 09:07 GMT]
Local Muslim leaders in Ampaarai district have expressed concern over the move by central government authority to carve out a Sinhala dominated Divisional Secretariat division in the name of Digavaapi DS division that includes traditional Muslim villages of Paalamunai, Aalanku'lam, and Mu'l'likulaththumalai, media reports said.

An appeal has been made to Muslim Ministers in the United Peoples Freedom Alliance (UPFA) government to stop this plan, Muslim sources in Ampaa'rai said.

 

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