Disabled IDP youth gains admission to Jaffna medical faculty

[TamilNet, Friday, 09 October 2009, 12:46 GMT]
An Internally Displaced Tamil youth who lost both legs during the final battle launched by Sri Lanka Army against Liberation Tigers in Vanni region and held in Vavuniyaa internment camp had gained admission to the medical faculty of the Jaffna University. He has been admitted to the medical faculty and is attending lectures, according to Vice-chancellor Professor N. Shanmugalingam.

Jaffna University Medical Faculty Students’ Union has provided accommodation to the student and is taking care of him.

Vice-chancellor further said several students disabled in the war have gained admission to the university and that they find difficult to go to their class rooms in the upper floor in multi-storeyed buildings sans lift facility.

 

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