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LTTE leader's 60th birthday marked across the world

The 60th birthday of LTTE leader Veluppillai Prabhakaran was marked today, with celebrations reportedly being held across the North-East and the rest of the world.

Jaffna-based newspaper Uthayan reported that in locations across the North-East, Tamils distributed sweets to neighbours and relatives to mark the occasion.

Secret celebrations were also reportedly held in Jaffna University, where students lit candles and cut a cake.


Celebrations were also held across Europe including the UK, Denmark and France, with cakes being cut and fireworks lit.

In Tamil Nadu MDMK leader Vaiko also cut a cake, whilst students across the state in Kovai, Pondy and Chidambaram held events to mark the occasion.

See photos from the various events below.

Paris, France

London, UK



Tamil Nadu, India

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