As peace returned to the once war torn Northern theatre, the populace of the North today witness growth projects in their areas,hitherto never ever witnessed as independence, Political Observers disclosed.
The government of President Mahinda Rajapaksa, through the idea of 'Uthuru Wasanthaya" (Northern Spring),spearheaded by by the Chairman of the Northern Task Force,Senior Presidential Adviser,Basil Rajapaksa,MP, has launched an extensive development effort in the North cover every aspect close to the needs of those people.
Intellects from the Jaffna peninsula have stated that no government in the past since independence have focussed notice on the North as done today by the government of President Mahinda Rajapaksa."Its' huge task the President and his administration has embarked upon but that was the need during the past six decades of independence", they have claimed to a group of self-governing observers who toured the Northern front recently.
The ignorance to speak to the needs of the northern people by many preceding governments, the Jaffna people claim led to uprisings that finally ended in terrorism."We are grateful to the President and his administration for crushing the LTTE which continued terrorist acts despite attempts by the government to discuss peace moves", a senior citizen from Jaffna who have had his two sons killed by the LTTE had disclosed to a news agency in South East Asia.
The 'Uthuru Wasanthaya' programme launched by the government has embarked upon all needs of the Jaffna people cover the basic needs of their lawful aspirations, the residents said.
Educationists in Jaffna have welcomed the events taken by Colombo to upgrade schools and give all facilities to students."We need to build an educated Tamil generation after thirty years of war that took our bright children absent as a result of LTTE terrorism", a senior educationist told www.news.lk from his home in Chundikuli,Jaffna.His wife is a retired teacher from the Chundikuli Girls' School, a well respected educational organization in the peninsula.
This week the farming community in Jaffna from the agriculture were jubilant over the efforts by the administration to help them restart cultivation that was affected by LTTE terrorism for over two decades. older Presidential Adviser, Basil Rajapaksa there on that occassion assured the farming community that all possible facilities would be given to them to embark upon a winning agricultural journey.
With electricity being restored to normalcy, the physical condition facilities in all hospitals have been widened to ensure better armed forces to the patients both outdoor and indoor.
The fishing industry has complete great success after the lifting of restrictions on fishing in June this year.The fish production has doubled and plans are happening to to bring the surplus to Colombo.
Life in Jaffna is back to usual with an effective traveler rail and bus transport service catering to the public from dawn to dusk.
Courtesy : Government Information Department