Tree planting, shramadana campaign mark remembrance day

[TamilNet, Thursday, 27 January 2005, 03:58 GMT]
Members of Trincomalee District Women Organizations and officials of the provincial ministry of education, provincial department of education and zonal education office Wednesday organized a shramadana campaign to clean the surrounding of Tsunami welfare centre located in the village of Sambaltivu, about five km north of Trincomalee district to mark the first month remembrance of people died on December 26 in the natural disaster, sources said.

Trinco tree planting day
TRO Kanniya co-ordinator Mr.Kanaganayagam planting a mango tree
Meanwhile Tamil Rehabilitation Organization (TRO) in Trincomalee Wednesday organized a tree planting campaign in Kanniya, a resettled village on the Trincomalee-Anuradhapura highway, about ten km northwest of Trincomalee town to mark the National Mourning day.

Mr.S.Kanaganayagam, co-ordinator of the TRO in Kanniya led the tree-planting campaign, sources said. Resettled villagers participated in the event.

In the morning religious observance was held in places of worship of all faiths and schools in the east port town.

In the historic Paththirakaliamman Temple students in large numbers attended the special prayers held by its chief priest Sri S.Ravichchandrakurkkal.

Trinco tree planting day
tsunami victim family's tent in Sambaltivu
Trinco tree planting day
Students participate in special prayer in Trinco Pathithirakali temple

Trinco tree planting day
Tsunami victims in Sambaltivu being distributed meals after shramadana


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