JVP calls upon all to help with tsunami reconstruction
THE JVP in a media release to remember the first anniversary of the
tsunami catastrophe yesterday said on this occasion of remembering the
loss of more than 40,000 lives in Sri Lanka as a result of the tidal
waves of December 26, last year, there are a number of aspects that need
our special attention.
The people ignored all manner of differences like race, caste and
religion when they were moved by pity as a result of the devastation
caused by the tsunami.
They united themselves to come forward to provide relief to their
affected fellow beings.
There was solidarity and humanitarian spirit inherent in the
magnanimous Sri Lankan Society, a feature which is gradually fading
The last year's tsunami was the toughest known in the human history.
It killed approximately 225,000 people living in 11 countries. We
remember the lost lives with great sympathy while the country at large
is concerned with the onerous and sublime task of rehabilitating the
The JVP calls upon all and sundry to join hands resolutely to provide
relief to the Tsunami victims of Sri Lanka, whose rehabilitation should
be considered as the prime duty of each citizen of Sri Lanka, stated the
JVP media release.
The JVP urged the Government to formulate and implement an
accelerated programme to solve the problems of those who are yet
languishing under helpless conditions as a result of the tsunami