TNA headquarters opened in Trincomalee
[TamilNet, Friday, 21 October 2005, 17:16 GMT]
The headquarters of the Tamil National Alliance (TNA) was declared open
Friday evening in Trincomalee town on the eve of the Trincomalee National
Tamil Resurgence Convention to be held on Saturday morning.
Mr.Mavai Senathirajah, Jaffna district TNA parliamentarian lit the flame of
sacrifice. Mr.R.Sampanthan, TNA parliamentary group leader hoisted the
Thamileelam national flag and Mr.Jospeh Pararajasingham, TNA National List
parliamentarian unveiled the name board of the headquarters.
Mr.Selvam Adaikalanathan, Vanni district TNA parliamentarian and
Mr.Sampanthan jointly declared open the office by cutting the ribbon. Ms
Pathmini Sithamparanathan and Ms K.Thangeswary, Jaffna and Batticaloa
districts' parliamentarian lit the tradition oil lamp before entering the
new office building.
Fifteen parliamentarians Messrs K.Thurairatnasingham, Mavai Senathirajah,
M.Kanagasabai, S.Ariyanethiran, S.Gajendran, S.Jeyananthamoorthy,
K.Thangeswary, Pathmini Sithambaranathan, V Noharathalingam, R.Sampanthan,
Joseph Pararajasingham, M.K.Eelaventhan, Selvam Adaikalanathan, K.Sivanesan
and S.Kanagaretnam participated in the event.
Thereafter a meeting followed with Mr.Thurairetnasingham in the chair and
addressed by Mr.Mavai Senathirajah, Mr.Gajendran, Mr.Jeyananthamoorthy and
Mr.R.Sampanthan, sources said.
The TNA headquarters is located along Avvaiyar Road in the heart of
Trincomalee town. The road earlier known, as Veechukkara Street was later
renamed after Avvaiyar, famous Tamil poetess in the Sankam period.