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ITAK leader calls on Tamils to honour Maaveerar at Thuyilum Illams

The leader of the Ilankai Thamil Arasu Katchi, Maavai Senathirajah on Wednesday called on Tamils across the world to commemorate Maaveerar Naal on November 27 as a sacred day, inviting Tamils in the North-East to honour those who sacrificed their lives to the Tamil nation at Thuyilum Illams. 

"Without mixing politics into it, people should together to commemorate Maaveerar Naal as a sacred day," he told a press conference in Jaffna. 

"The month of Kaarthikai (mid-November to mid-December) is a sacred month to the Tamils. The Tamil nation was forced to take up arms due to the failure to find a solution to the Tamil national question and the military repression," he explained. 

"The Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam was as an organisation accepted by all Tamils," the ITAK leader added. 

"Maaveerar Naal is respected as the day of remembrance for those who took part in this conflict and sacrificed their lives for the Tamil nation. Those who respect the Maaveerar can go to the Thuyilum Illam and honour the Maaveerar."