Playwright, youths felicitated in Trincomalee

[TamilNet, Friday, 24 June 2005, 00:31 GMT]
Sixty-eight -year-old Mr.Sithy Amerasingam who was conferred with "Elder Artist" by the Ministry of Cultural Affairs recently in Colombo was again felicitated in his hometown Trincomalee. Four Trincomalee youths who him four youths who excelled in education, sports, social service and literature were also honoured at the same event held at Trincomalee Hindu Cultural Hall Sunday organized by the Trincomalee Impeesa Scout Association.


Trinco artists felicitated
Veteran artiste Mr.Amerasingham with his wife and four leading youths at the felicitation event

Mr.Sithy Amerasingam was taken in a procession from Trincomalee Pathirakali Amman Temple to the Cultural Hall. Mr.R.Rajaranjan, Trincomalee District Commissioner of Scout presided.

Trinco artists felicitated
Mr.Puratchi, LTTE Students' Union Trincomalee district head hands over a momento to Mr.Amarasingham
Trinco artists felicitated
Mr.Thandayuthapani hands over the TVS motorbike to Mr.Amerasingham
Mr.Amarasingham is a dramatist, has written several plays and books, and acted in a Tamil film "Thenralum Puyalum" produced in Sri Lanka. He is the director of a publishing house and has published several Tamil books written by leading Tamil scholars in Trincomalee.

Brammasiri Ravichandrakurukal honoured Mr.Sithy Amerasingam by covering him with a golden shawl. Mr.Puratchi, Trincomalee district head of the Thamileelam Students Organization presented a memento to Mr.Sithy Amerasingam.

Mr.S.Thandayuthapani, Vavuniya North Zonal Director of Education who was the chief guest presented a motorbike to Mr.Amarasingham on behalf of the public of Trincomalee.

Four youths Mr. Sivaraja Kokulan who excelled in Education, Ms P.Mary Santhi, Karate, Mr.B.Velavan, Literature, and Mr. G.Kajeeban, Social Service, were presented with shields by leading citizens of the town, sources said.

 

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