Razeek buried with military honours

[TamilNet, Sunday, 30 May 1999, 19:31 GMT]
Former chief minister of the defunct North East provincial council, Annamalai Varatharajaperumal, paid his last respects today to the body of Razeek group leader, Mr.Ganeshmoorthy, who was killed in a bomb attack yesterday.

The Sri Lankan Army provided Mr. Varatharajaperumal with heavy security.

Mr. Varatharajaperumal was seen sobbing near the coffin that was covered in the Sri Lankan flag.

The burial, with full military honours led by Major General Koswatte, General Commanding Officer of the Batticaloa district, took place at Karaitheevu, Mr.Ganeshmoorthy's home, at about 12.30 p.m. this afternoon.

Before the burial a condolence meeting was held at the Hindu cemetery presided over by the National Organiser of the Eelam People's Revolutionary Party (EPRLF), Mr. R. Thurairatnam.

Representatives from the Eelam People's Democratic Party (EPDP) and the Tamil United Liberation Front (TULF) also spoke.


Related Articles:
29.05.99   Razeek killed in blast

 

Latest 15 Reports
22.01.21 08:01   Photo
Gotabaya sets up deceptive COI citing ‘sovereignty’ and ‘non-aligned’ foreign policy
18.01.21 23:44   Photo
Tamil activists resisted three sources of outside influence while drafting demands to UNHRC
16.01.21 11:03  
Tamil national parties demand UN to inquire into crime of genocide and set up IIIM
09.01.21 09:37   Photo
Demolition of Tamil genocide monument, fourth emblematic trauma since 1974: Rev Fr Sakthivel
08.01.21 23:51   Photo
Colombo destroys Mu'l'livaaykkaal memorial monument at Jaffna University
07.01.21 11:22   Photo
With emphasis on genocide, Suresh calls for ICC-referral, IIIM and referendum
07.01.21 00:04   Photo
Boyle prefers IIIM demand over ICC-referral, says specific reference to genocide essential
06.01.21 14:26  
Indian Minister of External Affairs Jaishankar trades off Tamils’ sovereign rights
05.01.21 07:08  
TNPF's reluctance, NGO-meddling pose challenges to formulating joint Tamil demands to UN: Shivaji
06.12.20 15:44   Photo
Colombo’s brutal suppression of Tamil Heroes’ Day counter-productive to stated objectives: Tamil MP
27.11.20 16:44   Photo
Occupied Tamil Eelam marks Heroes' Day indoors, SL military detains seminary principal
16.11.20 18:45  
China launches world’s biggest regional trade agreement without Indian participation
31.10.20 10:58  
Tamils risk Kashmir-like status revocation if Gota continues Trinco military cooperation with US
06.10.20 11:40  
Poet Pulamaipithan who championed Tamil Eelam solidarity in Tamil Nadu turns 85
28.09.20 23:19   Photo
Muslims join Tamils opposing Colombo's suppression of Thileepan Remembrance in North
 
Find this article at:
http://www.tamilnet.com/art.html?catid=13&artid=3358