Trinco readies to celebrate Black Tigers Day

[TamilNet, Sunday, 04 July 2004, 02:24 GMT]
Arrangements are being made to celebrate Black Tigers Day in the Trincomalee district on July 05. Main event will be held on Monday morning at Chenaiyoor Central College in Liberation Tigers controlled Muttur east and in the evening at Sivan Kovil grounds in Trincomalee town, organizers said.

Photographs of eighteen Black Tigers of Trincomalee district will be taken in a procession in the east port town on Sunday, organizers said.

Black Tigers Day celebrations in the Trincomalee town will begin at Sivankoviladi grounds Monday evening around 7.30 p.m. Speeches, cultural shows and fireworks will take place in Trincomalee town.

Photographs the Black Tigers will be kept in the specially constructed stage designed in the form of a ship in the Sivankoviladi grounds for the people to pay homage.

Of the 18, eleven were Sea Black Tigers.

Liberation Tigers released the following names as the Black Tigers:

  1. Captain Mathinilavan ( Kanapathipillai Thavarasa of Main Street, Trincomalee)
  2. Captain Karikalan ( Ratnasingham Prabaharan, Thampalakamam)
  3. Major Jeyam ( Gunanayagam Thevarasa, Pallikudiruppu).
  4. Major Mathusa (Rajaledchumi Murugesu (Thirukdaloor, Uppuveli)
  5. Major Sivasunthar (Sithiravel Ramachchandran , Kumburupiddy)
  6. Major Poiyamolli (Visuvasam Daniel, Kumburupiddy)
  7. Captain Ilayaval (Rajamalar Rasalingam, Orrs Hill, Trincomalee)
  8. Major Rathan (Velupillai Sureshrajan, Chelvanayakapuram, Trincomalee)
  9. Captain Subas (Marimuttu Vasanthamalar, Thampalakamam).
  10. Major Nalinan (Theiventhiran Jogeswaran, Mavadichchenai)
  11. Major Sulojan (Kumaralingam Vijendran, Thampalakamam)
  12. Lt.Colonel Neethiappan (Veerabagu Sivaneswaran (Manalchenai, Killiveddy)
  13. Major Thanushan (Thangaraja Ilankeswaran, Ralkuli)
  14. Roseman (Thevarasa Ravindrarajan, Nilaveli)
  15. Thamilinian (Chelvanayakapuram)
  16. Major Mathan (Sithamparanathan Sivajinathan, Muttur)
  17. Major Senkathirvaanan (Nadaraja Rameswaran, Trincomalee
  18. Major Puhalini (Vadivel Wijeyaranee, Ilankathurai Muhathuwaram).
July 5 is the anniversary of the death of the first Black Tiger, Captain Miller, who was killed in 1987 destroying a Sri Lanka Army base located in the Nelliady Madhya Maha Vidyalayam, 25km North east of Jaffna town.

 

Latest 15 Reports
19.07.18 23:22   Photo
Skulls with bullet-like holes excavated in Mannaar mass grave, women and children among victims
18.07.18 19:21   Photo
Uprooted Mu'l'lik-ku'lam Tamils adopt Ira'nai-theevu approach, enter their lands seized by SL Navy
17.07.18 21:29   Photo
Colombo steps up shadow war against NPC Chief Minister Wigneswaran
16.07.18 22:48   Photo
SL Forest Department seizes agricultural lands of Eezham Tamils in Paduvaan-karai
15.07.18 19:14   Photo
Families of enforced disappeared vehemently oppose OMP sittings in North
14.07.18 19:35  
SL High Court in Vavuniyaa tricked again into postponing hearings on TPP case
13.07.18 23:20   Photo
NPC CM declines participation in Colombo's unilateral task force for so-called Development
12.07.18 12:22   Photo
Genocidal Sri Lanka seizes ancient coastal hamlet of Tamil-speaking aborigines in Trincomalee
11.07.18 18:20  
Collaborationist sections of TNA lose significance, Wigneswaran holds key to unified Tamil polity
10.07.18 21:53  
SL Military Intelligence recommences recruitment of notorious ex-paramilitary operatives
09.07.18 22:30   Photo
Antiquities Ordinance used to justify Sinhalicisation of 48 locations in Mullaiththeevu
08.07.18 19:06   Photo
TNPF protests against Colombo's move to militarise Jaffna Fort
07.07.18 19:56   Photo
SL Police in Champoor blocks remembrance of Tamils massacred by SL military
06.07.18 23:17  
Jaffna University silent to Colombo's pressure, motives behind Fort excavation questioned
05.07.18 23:49  
Tamils need native movements to confront Colombo-centric environmental exploitations
 
Find this article at:
http://www.tamilnet.com/art.html?catid=13&artid=12344