‘No Indians settled in Nedunkerni’ | Daily News

‘No Indians settled in Nedunkerni’

The Information Department yesterday refuted allegations that political authorities in the Northern Provincial Council have settled 250 Indian families in Nedunkerni.

The Department, in a statement, added that no such foreign nationals or families have been settled in any part of the country.

Following is the full statement:

The attention of the Government Information Department has been drawn to certain media reports that refer to public statements alleging that political authorities of the Northern Provincial Council have settled 250 Indian families in Nedunkerni.

The Department of Government Information wishes to state that these allegations are unfounded as no such foreign nationals or families have been settled in any part of the country.

As at date, 10,675 Sri Lankan citizens who had sought refuge in India during the conflict have returned to Sri Lanka following the end of the conflict in 2009, of their own volition. These persons are all Sri Lankan citizens whose citizenship status is well established.


 

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