family of nine which did not have a permanent shelter to live
in was donated a new house by the 10th Vijayabahu Infantry Regiment
(10 VIR) serving at Nagar Kovil. Mr. Subramaniumís Dream of a
permanent house for his family became a reality when the Army
offered him the new house, built by the 10 VIR soldiers, on 25th
of the house for Mr. Subramanium commenced after he reached the
Commanding Officer of 10 VIR Major JSU Sathursinghe for assistance
to build a house for his family. With auspices of General Officer
Commanding 55 Division Brigadier Ajith Wijesinghe, officers and
men of the 10 VIR completed it within a short span of time.
It was handed
over to the recipient by the GOC 55 Division on 25th March in
the presence of senior Army officers and sections of civilians
in the area including Rev. Thavarasa Kurukkal, Administrative
Officer of Maruthankerny Divisional Secretariat Mr. P. Kanagamoorthy,
Grama Niladharis of the area and Fisheries Community Chairman
Mr. Sivagnanam. Commander 551 Brigade Colonel S.M.S.P.B. Samarakoon
was also present.
the family were given away gift parcels by the Army.
This is the
1783rd house built by the Security Forces Jaffna for Jaffna civilians.