chaindavid, this story is just a copy and paste from another source. Can you please use highlight or post a link so it doesn't look like your own work?
Tamil MP staying in Wanni for the last six months
Tamil MP staying in Wanni for the last six months [ Thursday, 12 February 2009, 10:11.21 AM GMT +05:30 ] Tamil National Alliance (TNA) parliamentarian Sathasiwam Kanagarathnam who represents Wanni has not reached Colombo for the last six months as he wants to look after the well-being of Tamils in Wanni, his party sources said. According to a senior member of TNA, Chandrakanthan Chandraneru the main goal of this action by Kanagarathnam is to live with the Tamil people who are facing severe difficulties in Wanni. He has already obtained leave from the parliament for his extended absence from parliamentary sessions and is currently staying at Mullaitivu, the source added. MP Kanagarathnam has told the party that he would reach Colombo again when the Tamil people of the area get liberated.