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Sri Lanka: Tamil villages in Ampaa'rai being renamed in Sinhala

Sep 16, 2011 2:58:04 PM - yahoo.com
Tamil names of traditional Tamil villages located along the border of Ampaa'rai district are erased and new Sinhala names are introduced day by day, according to Selliah Rasiah, the chairman of the Kaaraitheevu Piratheasa Chapai. Chaakamam, a traditional Tamil village where not a Sinhalese is living has been now re-named as Sagama in Sinhala language. A high-level SL government officer in Ampaa ...