Nimalarajan remembered in Jaffna

[TamilNet, Wednesday, 19 October 2005, 15:54 GMT]
Journalists and academicians Wednesday addressing the fifth death anniversary of late journalist Mr.Mylvaganam Nimalarajan held at the Media and Research centre of the Jaffna University appealed to the government to take steps to bring the culprits of the murder before court of law without any further delay, attendees to the event said. The case filed in the court was struck off from the call roll after some months.

Nimalarajan remembered
Nimalarajan remembered
Mr.Nimalarajan was shot dead in his residence on 19th October 2000 by unknown gunmen suspected to be members of the para military EPDP.

Mr.S.Kathirgamathamby, President of the North Sri Lanka Journalists Association presided.

Mr.Vimal Saminathan, a Sinhala lecturer and a close associate of Mr.Nimalarajan garlanded the photograph of late journalist. Professor A.Shanmugathas, Director of the Media Research and Training Centre lit the flame of remembrance followed by editors of Tamil dailies published in Jaffna, sources said.

Chief Editors of Uthayan, Valmpuri, Yarl Thinakural Messrs M.V.Kaanamailnathan, N.Wijesuntheram and K.Vamadevan, Mr.N.Ramachchandran of Virakesari, Mr.N.Parameswaran of Daily Mirror and journalist Mr.V.Thavachchelvam recalled the services of Mr.Nimalarajan to journalism in their speeches.


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