Jaffna observes Malathi death anniversary

[TamilNet, Sunday, 10 October 2004, 18:09 GMT]
The 17th death anniversary of 2nd Lieutenant Malathi was observed throughout Jaffna district Sunday. The father of 2nd Lt. Malathi garlanded the memorial of her daughter constructed at the site in Kopay where she died in the battle with the Indian Army Sunday evening, sources said.

Malathy Memorial, JaffnaMalathy Memorial, Jaffna


Ms Kalyani, Vadamaradchchi Sea Tigers Head, Jaffna district parliamentarian Mr.K.Sivanesan and several others paid homage to 2nd Lt.Malathi by garlanding the memorial, sources said

Thereafter the photograph of 2nd Lt.Malathi was taken in a procession with school bands in attendance to the premises of Kopay Kandasamy Temple and kept on a special dais for paying homage. Large number of students, parents and members of public attended the event, sources said

TEEDOR Jaffna district head Mr.C.Theva lit the common flame of sacrifice and the Thamileelam national flag was hoisted by Ms Kaiyalvilzi, head of the Jaffna district women wing of the LTTE. The mother of martyr Major Sothia, the first woman commander of the LTTE lit the flame of sacrifice and garlanded the photograph of 2nd Lt.Malathi.

Later a meeting was held presided by Ms Vethavali Kandiah. Several leading personalities and LTTE activists spoke.

Malathy Memorial, JaffnaMalathy Memorial, Jaffna

 

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