LTTE invites poets to compose Thamileelam national anthem

[TamilNet, Thursday, 27 October 2005, 15:40 GMT]
An invitation has been extended to "Tamil bards and minstrels with patriotic fervor" to compose a Thamileelam national anthem. The invitation to the poets in the Northeast and among the Tamil diaspora came in an announcement by the Media Unit of the Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam (LTTE), from its base in Kilinochchi, Thursday. Poets are given time till November 27th, the Tamil Eelam Martyrs Remembrance Day, to give final touches to their composition.

The media unit of the LTTE recommended that the National Anthem written in confident prose should have a maximum of 18 stanzas in "immaculate Tamil," extol the "virtues of those who sacrificed their lives in Tamil struggle, celebrate the unique qualities of exclusiveness and resourcefulness of the Tamil Homeland, and manifest the resoluteness, dedication and the aspirations of the Tamil People for freedom and dignity." The National Anthem should "symbolize the history of our struggle and victories to future generations," the media unit said.

Thamileelam National Flag and the National Flower has already been established.

The Tiger flag, leaving out the movement's name in the flag, was designated as the Thamileelam National Flag by the Tigers fifteen years ago, on the Martyrs Rememberence Day in November 1990.

The flower, Gloriosa Lily, was designated as Thamileelam National flower by the LTTE administration during the Martyr rememberence week in November 2003.


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