The Presidential Election - 2005 came at a time when the people were
faced with several problems such as inability to get to work or to the
field with their children spending fearful nights due to terrorist
he wish of the people then was to put an end to this scourge of
terrorism from this soil so that they can live in peace with their kith
These parents never asked for anything from the President, Housing
and Public Utilities Minister Ferial Ashroff said. Minister was
addressing a foundation stone laying ceremony to construct 15 homes
along with a power project scheme at a cost of Rs. 15 million at
Hinihatigala Aadivasi village, Dehiaththakandiya recently and said the
Digamadulla area suffered innumerable damages during the three decade
old terrorist war and added that the people in the area saw deaths of
their own fiends, relatives and neighbours before their own eyes.
Adhivasi leader Kalubanda, Dehiaththakandiya Pradeshiya Sabha
Chairman Wijeratne also participated.