There are various studies that indicate varying degrees of connections between Sri Lankan Tamils, Sinhalese and Indian ethnic groups. From Coffee to Tea Cultivation in Ceylon, — During this time, they created Tamil translations of English texts, engaged in printing and publishing, established primary, secondary, and college-level schoolsand provided health care for residents of the Jaffna Peninsula. Department of Census and Statistics. The Military Balance Federation of American Scientists. Sri Lanka has rivers.
Some also function as paramilitary groups within the Sri Lankan military.
Sri Lankan Tamils