Valaithoddam village gets own medical clinic
[TamilNet, Sunday, 05 March 2006, 20:42 GMT]
The opening event of the newly constructed Newton Memorial House after martyr Lt.Colonel Newton and the inauguration of Thileepan Medical Service in the building commenced Sunday in Valaithoddam village in Verugal division in Trincomalee district. Dr. Ramani Sri Renganathan, a Canadian philanthropist, contributed to the project, which has helped families in Valaithoddam, a hamlet neglected in medical and health services, sources said.
Name board of the Thileepan Medical Service is being unveiled.
Colonel Sornam declaring open the Nuton Memorial House. Mr.Elilan is also seen.
Mr.Punithan, Trincomalee district head of the Tamileelam Health Services lit the flame of sacrifice. Trincomalee district commander of the LTTE Vasanthan hoisted the Tamileelam national flag. The father of martyr Lt.Colonel Newton unveiled the name board of the hospital.
Colonel Sornam, Special Commander of the LTTE in the Trincomalee district declared open the new hospital by cutting the ribbon.
Commander Selvarajah of the LTTE in the district inaugurated the Thileepan Medical Service in the Newton Hospital.
Mr.S.Elilan, LTTE Trincomalee district political head speaking at the event said: "At time when a tablet of Panadol was sold at twelve rupees in the northeast Tamil national leader Mr.Pirapaharan inaugurated the Thileepan medical service in rural areas where no medical facility was provided. Mr.Pirapaharan saved necessary money allocated for medical welfare of LTTE cadres and diverted it to meet the medical needs of the vulnerable people during the crisis period."
A section of the participants attending the event.