Wigneswaran calls for release of Tamil political prisoners and return of occupied Tamil land

wikneswaranThe chief minister of the Northern Provincial Council, CV Wigneswaran and a delegation of Northern Provincial Councillors, called for the release of 6500 acres of Tamil land taken by  the Sri Lankan military and release of registered and unregistered Tamil political prisoners.

The delegation made the demands noting that several unregistered political prisoners were being held in secret captivity during a meeting with the newly appointed Resettlement Minister DM Swaminathan in Colombo on Saturday.

Mr Swaminathan assured the Tamil delegation that the appropriate actions would be taken to resolve the issues, reports the Uthayan.