Former Jaffna GA dies

[TamilNet, Tuesday, 22 August 2000, 12:41 GMT]
Karhtikesu Manikavaskar, a former Government Agent of Jaffna and Kilinochchi Districts died of a suspected heart attack at a private hospital in Colombo Tuesday morning, said sources.

Mr.Manikavaskar served as the GA for Kilinochchi District between 1989 and 1991 before he assumed duties as Jaffna GA in 1991.

After his retirement he went to Australia and returned to Colombo two weeks ago, the sources said.

He leaves behind his wife Yogeswaray and three children; Thayaparan, Sivagowri and Hariharan.

His body will be kept 17 A, Mary's Road, Bambalapitiya in Colombo. The funeral will take place on Thursday, family sources said.

 

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