17 May 2022
Muslims in Jaffna served Mullivakkal Kanji to locals earlier today, as part of commemorative events taking place across the North-East to mark Tamil Genocide Week.
Kanji - a porridge of rice and water - was the only food available to Tamils trapped in the Sri Lankan government declared 'No Fire Zones' as food, medicines and other necessities were heavily restricted from entering the Vanni during the final phase of the armed conflict.
Bowls were served to locals as part of commemorative events today.
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