Death anniversary of Lt. Col Santhosham observed

[TamilNet, Wednesday, 23 October 2002, 10:55 GMT]
The fifteenth death anniversary of Lt.Colonel Santhosham, one of the senior commanders of the Liberation Tigers who was killed on 21st October, 1987 at Kondavil in Jaffna in a battle with the Indian army, was observed at Santhosapuram at Sampoor in Muttur east area and Trincomalee town Monday.

Santhosapuram village in Sampoor in the LTTE held Muttur east was named after Lt.Col Santhosham. A housing scheme is being constructed at Santhosapuram with the assistance of the National Housing development Authority.

At Santhosapuram Sivasakthi Vidiyalayam, the LTTE Trincomalee district political head Mr. Tilak hoisted the Thamileelam national flag. Mr. Rajesh, LTTE Trincomalee town political head lit the flame of sacrifice.

"LT Col Santhosham was responsible for the formation of capital brigade of the LTTE in Trincomalee," said Ms Kaaronja, LTTE Trincomalee district student wing leader addressing a gathering at the Trincomalee town office of the LTTE Monday in remembrance of the Lt.Col Santhosham.

At the commencement Mr.Uthayapalan who is in charge of Trincomalee town LTTE office lit the flame of sacrifice. Mr.Viduthalai, an activist of the LTTE hoisted the Thamileelam national flag. Mr.S.Kumaragurparan, a social activist in Trincomalee district lit the flame of sacrifice to the portrait of Lt. .Col. Santhosham. Ms Kaaronja offered flowers.

Ms Kaaronja said that the present peaceful environment has dawned in the country because of the sacrifice by our cadres. "We are very firm and have a clear understanding of the importance of the peace process. The dreams of thousands of our cadres will be realized when we find a peaceful resolution to the conflict," said Ms Kaaronja.

Ms Yalisai, an LTTE activist presided.

 

Latest 15 Reports
20.08.19 20:23  
Wigneswaran warns of bleak future for Tamils, urges next step planning
19.08.19 19:23   Photo
IC sheds crocodile tears over Shavendra appointment, US engages with his war-time chief
18.08.19 23:50   Photo
SL TID detains outspoken Tamil doctor at Pazhai hospital
17.08.19 23:08   Photo
SLA Jaffna commander refuses to release Palaali lands at meeting presided by Wickramasinghe
16.08.19 13:25   Photo
SL Archaeology Department resumes plans to construct controversial ‘chaitya’ at Koonith-theevu
15.08.19 21:39  
Wickramasinghe lacks courage to meet protesting Tamil mothers in North
14.08.19 23:31   Photo
2006 genocidal massacre at Chengchoalai campus marked in Vanni, Jaffna amidst PTA-threats
13.08.19 17:45   Photo
Tamil awareness urged on geopolitics-driven genocidal ‘development’ in Mannaar
12.08.19 20:04   Photo
Percival's 19th century Tamil proverb compilations collated and sorted in new publication
11.08.19 20:32   Photo
PTA-threats against constructing memorial arch for student victims of 2006 aerial massacre
10.08.19 22:49   Photo
Sinhala encroachers storm into 100 acres of lands at Kanneeraavi in Pulmoaddai
09.08.19 14:28  
SL Forest Department retains 8,034 hectares of pasturelands in Paduvaan-karai, Batticaloa
08.08.19 20:05   Photo
Colombo converts 2000 acres of ex-HSZ lands citing India-assisted airport expansion in Jaffna
07.08.19 23:28   Photo
Book on Santhiya becomes narration of Tamil struggle incorporating Marxist ideas in early 80s
06.08.19 23:27   Photo
State discrimination causes death of 1000 cows, milk production drops by 5,500 litres in Batticaloa
 
Find this article at:
http://www.tamilnet.com/art.html?catid=13&artid=7686