Kanniya resettled families celebrate Women's Day

[TamilNet, Friday, 10 March 2006, 00:29 GMT]
Traditional Tamil village of Kanniya in Trincomalee town celebrated the International Women's Day Thursday evening with the support of the Danish Refugee Council (DRC), sources in Trincomalee said. Several hundred families from Peeliaydi, Managaiootu and Kanniya, resettled since the signing of the Ceasefire Agreement in the year 2002, participated in the celebrations.

Kanniya resettled families celebrate Women’s Day
Kanniya women hold " Villu Pattu" event.
Kanniya resettled families celebrate Women’s Day
DRC Trinco head Mr.Poologarajah, TRO district deputy director Mr.Kumarakuruparan and Project Officer .V.Kalaivarnan, Anpu Illam officials Ms Siththithevi Pathmanathan and Ms T.Rajeswary and women of Kanniya are at the inaugural event.
Kanniya resettled families celebrate Women’s Day
Anpu Illam children sing.
Mr.V.Kalaivarnan, Project Officer of the Tamils Rehabilitation Organization (TRO), Trincomalee district presided the event. The chief guest was DRC's Trincomalee District Manager Mr.Poologarajah. Officials of the DRC headquarters located in Vavuniya, also participated in the event.

The event started with the lighting of traditional oil lamp by the guests.

Speakers stressed the urgency of safeguarding the rights of women and from various abuses. Students of the village held cultural shows on women rights, sources said.

TRO Trincomalee district deputy director Mr.C.Kumarakurubaran, President of Anbu Illam, Ms Sithithevi Pathmanathan, and Secretary Ms T.Rajeswary also attended the event.

TRO has been implementing several development and livelihood projects to rehabilitate the displaced families of Kanniya who are now returning to their own residences, TRO officials said.

Kanniya located about eight km northwest of Trincomalee town.


Kanniya resettled families celebrate Women’s Day
Resettled families with their children attending the event.

 

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