Sinhala books on Tamil struggle to be released
[TamilNet, Saturday, 19 June 2004, 13:14 GMT]
Two books written in Sinhalese, "A letter from Vanni (Vanniye sita liyuma)" and "Voice from the heart of the Silent (Handak Nathiyunge Hathawatha Sakshiye Handa)," describing the Tamil liberation struggle for the first time, are to be released in Vavuniya, Sunday, at the Hindu Youth Hall, media sources said.
The books are a compilation of a series of articles written in Sinhala monthly "Rainbow (Dedunne)" by Senior member of the LTTE, V.Balakumaran and Appa.
Rainbow is published by the Political Division of the Liberation Tigers.
The book release event will be presided by the Vavuniya Head of LTTE Political Wing, Gnanavel. Ms.Alai, S.Thirunavukkarasu, Prof.Harasita Hamlath and V.Balakumaran are expected to speak at the event.
Several journalists and writers from the South of Sri Lanka are also expected to attend the book release.