Wednesday, June 3, 2009

Villagers back in Konarpannai after 19 years

( an interval of 19 years, residents of Konarpannai in Mannar returned home yesterday (02). In 1990, LTTE separatists ordered them to leave their ancestral homes within 24 hours, and they fled. “Konarpannai village population numbers 155 persons from 55 households. And, dry rations are given for a period of two weeks, which gives them time to get back on their own feet,” Resettlement and Disaster Relief Services Ministry told Full text