Final preparations were underway this morning at Thuyilum Illams and memorial sites across the North-East ahead of commemorative events marking Tamil National Remembrance Day (Maaveerar Naal) today.
Events in Theeruvil, Vadamarachchi are taking place at the site of a former memorial for Colonel Kittu and Lt. Colonel Kumarappa which has been decorated over recent days. The LTTE resting home (Thuyilum Illam) at Theeruvil remains under Sri Lankan military occupation.
Kandalady, Vakarai Thuyilum Illam
Kanagapuram Thuyilam Illam, Kilinochchi
Jaffna Hindu College, Jaffna
Mallavi town centre, Vanni, Mullaitivu district