Thanthai Chelva's 108th birthday celebrations held in Vavuniya

[TamilNet, Friday, 31 March 2006, 10:59 GMT]
"The dreams of "Thanthai" Chelvanayagam, embodied in the Vaddukkodai resolution, are coming true," said Mavai Senathirajah, Jaffna district Tamil National Alliance (TNA) parliamentarian in the special ceremony held Friday 9 a.m, commemorating the 108th birth anniversary of Mr. S. J. V. Chelvanayagam in Vavuniya, said sources.

Thanthai Chelva’s 108 birth anniversary observed.
"The Tamils, rallying under a single banner as dreamed by our Late Tamil Statesman S. J. V. Chelvanyagm, are strenghtening the hands of the Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam (LTTE,) in the struggle for the liberation of Tamils," added Mavai Senathirajah.

Senior members of the Tamil United Liberation Front (TULF) participated in the event and garlanded the statue of "Thanthai" Chelva installed in the central region of Vavuniya township, sources said.

Mr. Sivanathan Kishor, TNA Vanni M.P, speaking on the occasion, referred to the unprecedented victory of the TNA in the Thirukovil Pradeshya Sabah and other local authority polls held Thursday saying, "The Tamils have once again unequivocally expressed their faith in the LTTE to redeem their lost rights," added sources.

Thanthai Chelva’s 108 birth anniversary observed.
Thanthai Chelva’s 108 birth anniversary observed.

 

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