Expose the problems of srilankan upcountry tamil people to the world.Currently this population is under privileged and denied basic human rights.Even being permanent residents for a period of 175 years, very resantly only (in 1985) they had given citizenship and voting rights.This people needs to be helped.Since 1992 the entire population re gained citizenship and voting rights,but,they are not govern by parliament or other local government authorities..
Entire population of indian origin upcountry tamil people is currently estimated as 1.5 millian. out of this .75 millian people live outside tea estates and elswhere in the country.only 50% of the people live and work at tea estates and this containes of 3800 families.in 1950 ,six decades ago 90% of above population lived and dependants of tea estates . because of lower wage and poor living conditions people are try to find works outside tea estats and distracted from tea industry.if this tendancy continues in for another five decades there going to be hardley any single workers family going to be left inside in a tea estate.
a tea estate with dwelings
it is so cold
there is no way out
sun set pictures near galle
imbulpitiya tea estate near nawalapitiya from the distance
after 1972when the parliament passed land ceiling act the hill country border plantations were divided into small portions given to sinhala peasants colonnialising the plantation districts.