Army has taken over the government and public lands in these area and also stress people to hand over these lands towards them.
200 acres of land has taken at Thenniyankullam area in Thunukkai, 150 acres from Kottaikattiyakulam, 250 acres from Theyrankandal area and 150 acres fron Thunukkai Alangkulam area. At present Army engage in cultivation activities in these lands.
Due to this activity thousands families in the area as lost their own lands. Army has take over lands in Amaithipuram, Theniyakulam,Kottaikattiyakulam, Paziya Murukandi,Theyrankandal,Alankulam, Aninjiyankulam and Iyankulam areas.