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Tense situation at Kanagapuram Heroes’ Cemetry

A tense situation prevails at Kanagapuram Heroes’ Cemetry after the local council announced that it would turn it into a botanical garden.

Locals entered the Heroes’ Cemetry today and tore down the bill board bearing the name ‘Botanical Garden’ placed by Karaichi Council on Monday.

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Last year, families of Tamil Eelam National Heroes and former LTTE fighters clashed with officials of Karaichi Council, allegedly associated with the TNA MP S.Sritharan, after being prevented from renovating Kanagapuram Heroes’ Cemetry.