Thileepan's 18th anniversary celebrated in Batticaloa

[TamilNet, Monday, 26 September 2005, 11:58 GMT]
Lt.Col.Thileepan's eighteenth death annivasary celebration was held at the Batticaloa Palugamam Throupathy Amman Kovil grounds between 10am and 3pm Monday, sources in Batticaloa said. Batticaloa district Liberation Tigers military commander Ramanan raised the Thamileelam national flag and LTTE Head of Administration Thangaiya lit the traditional oil lamp to begin the celebrations where several hundred Batticaloa residents and LTTE cadres attended.

Batticaloa Government Agent, Punniyamoorthy, Batticaloa LTTE Head of political wing, Marshal, LTTE Head of the Judiciary Yogan father also spoke in the event.

A new hospital named after Thileepan was also opened in Tharavai Batticaloa Monday.

In Ampara district Thileepan commemoration event was held at the Kanjikudicharu Monday morning between 10am and 2pm.

Ampara district Head of LTTE military wing Janarthanan hoisted the Tamileelam national flag and LTTE Head of Health Division Vijeyan lit the oil lamp at the beginning of ceremony.

Ampara district TNA parliamentarian S Pathmanathan was the chief guest at the event.

Ampara district LTTE Head of Political Wing Thayamohan, LTTE cadres and more than 500 civilians participated in the event.

 

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