– PPD Main Road Opened for Public
:: 2011-07-16 10:48:20 Hours]
Hon. Minister of Economic Development Mr. Basil Rajapaksa reopened
the 1 km stretch of Varani area on Kodikamam-Point Pedro main road
which remained impassable for civilians for 11 years since it ran
through the 52 Division Headquarters. With the release of a part
of the lands hitherto held by the Army, it was decided to reopen
the road for public since 15th July 2011.
area just opposite the Headquarters 52 Division of Security Forces
- Jaffna (SF-J) had been declared a restricted area since year 2000
due to security reasons. Owners of 10 houses within the released
zone were present on the occasion held to hand back their property
by Hon. Minister of Economic Development Mr. Basil Rajapaksa.
troops are now settling down in government lands and more number
of private houses occupied by the Army are being handed over to
their original owners.
Governor Northern Province Major General (Retd) G.A. Chandrasiri,
a few Ministers, government officials and civilians attended the