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Attempts continuously being made to Sinhalicize the Mullaitivu District -Reporter for Global Tamil News-

While Buddha statues and Buddhist temples have already occupied the Mullaitivu district, attempts are being made to construct a Buddhist temple with a 60 feet Stupa and a quarters for Buddhist monks, according to the accusation made by the parliamentarian Shanthy Sriskandarajah.

Department of Archeology has already given the permission for this, she added when she was delivering a speech in the opening ceremony of Selvapuram Model Housing Scheme of National Housing Authority Board.

Conspiracies were being made by the Department of Archeology through Gazette notification to appropriate the native lands of Tamils in 2013. She highlighted. Respective ministry has given permission to construct a Buddhist temple with a 60 feet Stupa and a quarters for Buddhist monks, she pointed out.

Among 131 Buddhist temples that were built in the Northern Province in post war era, 67 Buddhist temples were built in Mullaitivu District. NPC member Raviharan has already made an accusation that Buddhist temples are built in a well-orchestrated manner in the Northern Province where Buddhists do not live.

6 Buddhist temples in Jaffna, 3 Buddhist temples in Killinochchi, 20 Buddhist temples in Mannar, 35 Buddhist temples in Vavuniya and 67 Buddhist temples in Mullaitivu were built in a well-orchestrated manner in the Northern Province where Buddhists do not live.