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Maaveerar Naal commemoration at Thileepan memorial in Nallur

Maaveerar Naal commemorations started in Nallur this morning at the destroyed memorial of Lt Col Thileepan.

The sacrificial flame was lit by Jeyakumari, the mother of three martyrs and one disappeared son.

A banner at the location saluted the sacrifices made by those who died fighting for the Tamil people, and included the slogan "Tamils' thirst is Tamil Eelam".

NPC Councillors Ananthy Sasitharan and Shivjilingam were in attendance at the event.