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Anonymous letters urge Jaffna schools to commemorate Maaveerar Naal

Schools in Jaffna received anonymous letters urging them to commemorate Maaveerar Naal on Thursday, reports Uthayan.

Prominent schools in and around the centre of Jaffna received the flyers bearing Tamil national symbols of remembrance such as the karthigaipoo or gloriosa lily.

The flyers also featured poetic tributes to Maaveerar who "sowed their lives as seeds", saying “your dreams will come true, the Tamil nation will emerge”.

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