Research book on King Ravaneswaran released in Trincomalee

[TamilNet, Friday, 21 May 2004, 17:36 GMT]
"Ravaneswaran Inthira Ulah" a research book on the history of King Ravaneswaran written by a leading Tamil scholar Mr.Kandasamy Balasubramaniam of Moolai in Jaffna district was launched in Trincomalee recently under the auspices of Trincomalee Muthamil Valarkalai Mantram. Trincomalee Eelathu Ilakkiacholai published this book as its seventeenth publication, sources said.

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Author Mr.Balasubramaniam with his research book "Ravaneswaran Inthira Ula".
Speaking as the chief guest on the occasion Mr.R.Sampanthan, Trincomalee district parliamentarian said the book on Ravaneswaran reveals several historical facts of Tamils' rule in the country. Books of such depth analysis on the history of Tamils are needed today to assert their ancestry in the country.

North East Provincial Government Secretariat Assistant secretary Mr.T.Kulaveerasingham presided. The guest of honour was Mr.R.Thiagalingam, Provincial Secretary to the Ministry of education and Cultural Affairs. Trincomalee district parliamentarian Mr.K.Thurairatnasingham also spoke

Eighty-year-old veteran Tamil journalist Mr.K.Velautham of Thampalakamam, musician Mr.K.Shanmugalingam of Thampalakamam and Karate champion Mr.V.Gowrithasan were honoured for their services.

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( L-R ) Mr.Gowrithasan, Mr.Shanmugalingam and Mr.K.Velautham seen with golden shawls after being honoured. Parliamentarian Mr.R.Sampanthan delivering his address while Mr.Thurairatnasingham, Mr.R.Thiyagalingam and the author are seen seated.

 

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