LTTE's military strength key to Tamils' future- Theepan

[TamilNet, Friday, 24 March 2006, 11:38 GMT]
Speaking at a sports event commemorating the martyrs of the Special Reconnaissance Wing of the Liberation Tigers Wednesday, in an undisclosed location in Vanni, Northern Region Military Commander, Col.Theepan said, "Tamil peoples' future and victory in the struggle for self-determination are critically dependent on our military strength. Our continued transformation to engage and beat the enemy in all types of warfare is fundamental to our security and to live as a free nation," sources in Vanni said.

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Col.Jeyam hoisting the Tamileelam flag
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Col.Theepan speaking at the event
The event date coincides with the memorial day of eight LTTE cadres including Captain Kandiah, Captain Karikalan and Captain Ragu, killed during reconnaissance operations preceding the second phase of Pooneryn attack in March 1994.

A fighter in the LTTE Military Command post, Puviyalagan, presided the event that started at 5 p.m. Military commander, Vaheesan, and Director of the LTTE Video section, Sasikumar, lit the flame of sacrifice. Col.Jeyam, member of the LTTE delegation to Geneva Talks, hoisted the Tamileelam flag.

Col Theepan garlanded the photographs of the martyrs.

The event included cultural events performed by the LTTE cadres. At the conclusion Col Theepan presented awards to the winners of the sports event.

Col Jeyam awarded mementos to officials who participated as referees during the event.

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Sasikumar presenting awards
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Col.Theepan giving away awards


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