NE observes fifteenth-death anniversary of 2nd Lt Malathi

[TamilNet, Thursday, 10 October 2002, 19:48 GMT]
The Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam Thursday observed the fifteenth death anniversary of 2nd. Lt.Malathi, the first LTTE woman fighter, as the Thamileelam Women Upsurge Day in the Northeast province with rallies, public meetings and other cultural activities.

Malathi anniversary
Mother of a LTTE martyr lights the flame of sacrifice to the portrait of second LT Malathi in Trincomalee.
A procession was held in Trincomalee town Thursday evening. The procession started from St.Joseph’s’ College and ended at Sivankoviladi where a public meeting was held, presided by Ms Yalisai, a LTTE activist. The Trincomalee district Women Political Head of the LTTE, Ms Krishna, hoisted the Thamileelam national flag

The mother of martyr Sankiliyan lit the common flame of sacrifice and the mother of another martyr Dominic Michael lit the flame of sacrifice for second Lt. Malathi.

MsYarlisai in her speech said second Lt. Malathi died fighting the Indian army at Kaithady in Jaffna on 10th October, 1987 fifteen years ago with four other women and two men fighters. Since then the day is being observed as the Thamileelam Women Upsurge day, she said.

Second Lt Malathi not only fought for the liberation of the motherland but also for the freedom of women. Women should work for the development of their society, Yarlisai added. Several others also spoke.

Malathi anniversary
Women in procession through the cutout of second LT Malathi in Trincomalee

 

Latest 15 Reports
14.10.19 23:48   Photo
Tamil parties in North-East stipulate ‘acid test’ terms to SL presidential candidates
13.10.19 22:15   Photo
SL Governor's latest land grab poses danger to archaeological traces of Eezham Tamils
12.10.19 22:23   Photo
Monks step up campaign against Muslims, want to carve out Sinhala colony in Ampaa'rai
11.10.19 22:07   Photo
Vote for Self-Determination, reject major candidates for more effective boycott
10.10.19 23:31   Photo
SL Police intensifies restrictions on Saiva devotees at disputed ‘chaitya’ hilltop in East
09.10.19 20:17  
Indian Coast Guard trespassed into waters off Jaffna, 18 fishers detained since 03 October
08.10.19 18:43  
Divisional Secretary, TNA MPs must act to release Chegnchoalai lands: civil activist
07.10.19 23:12   Photo
Heinous act by HRCSL: former orphans of Chegnchoalai on the brink of losing lands
06.10.19 12:21  
EPDP joins Jaffna protest against desecration of Neeraaviyadi temple
05.10.19 22:06  
Families inheriting lands from parents refused of land registration in Moothoor East
04.10.19 21:50  
SL Archaeology, Police continue to disturb Tamils’ right to worship at Vedukku-naa'ri hilltop
03.10.19 19:16  
Raghavan plans to distribute uncultivatable lands to Tamils to compensate for loss of fertile lands
02.10.19 22:28   Photo
No place for human rights in China’s white paper for future world
01.10.19 18:26  
Genocidal Sri Lanka hits back at UN, claims it passed ‘litmus test’ on human rights in 2019
30.09.19 20:49  
SL military, police, traders, exert pressure on civil authorities in Mannaar to alienate lands
 
Find this article at:
http://www.tamilnet.com/art.html?catid=13&artid=7615