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British Tamil activists commemorate Maaveerar Naal

Across the Thames, British Tamils have organised for a boat to carry a memorial message to mark the 33rd Maaveerar Naal, a day dedicated to remembering those who sacrificed their lives for the Tamil liberational struggle.

The boat passed Westminster and carried with it the Tamil Eelam flag, a karthigaopoo and the message "we remember".

The first Maaveerar Naal was held on 27 November 1989 in remembrance of the  Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam (LTTE) cadre, Lt Col. Shankar, who died fighting for Tamil Eelam.


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