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Maaveerar Naal 2014 commemorated worldwide

Updated 23:42 GMT

 

The Tamil nation marked Maaveerar Naal - the day of national remembrance, on Thursday, commemorating the nation's fallen heroes in events taking place across the world.

North-East

Events took place in the North-East in secret, amid heavy military deployment and a warning issued by the military spokesperson that any act of remembrance would be viewed as the terrorist act. The military ordered that no temple or church bells should toll on November 27.

    Maaveerar remembered at Jaffna University (27 Nov 2014)
   
Candles lit in North-East to mark Maaveerar Naal (27 Nov 2014)
   
No bells must toll today warns army, as North-East under military siege on Maaveerar Naal (27 Nov 2014)
   
Mullaitivu councillor marks Maaveerar Naal (27 Nov 2014)
   
Tamils will remember their dead in the face of SL state oppression - Ananthi Sasitharan (27 Nov 2014)
   
Uthayan remembers fallen heroes (27 Nov 2014)
     
    'You can never remove memories from our hearts' - NPC minister Ayngaranesan (28 Nov 2014)
     
     

 

Europe    
    Maveerar Naal observed across Europe (30 Nov 2014)
     
  British Tamils commemorate Maveerar Naal (27 Nov 2014)
     
  Canadian and German Tamils donate blood in memory of fallen heroes (29 Nov 2014)
     
     Memorial for Tamil war dead unveiled in Germany (02 December 2014)
     
     
 Asia    
     
     Maaveerar Naal in Qatar (28 November 2014)
     Maaveerar Naal remembrance event held in Indonesian prison (01 December 2014)
     
 Tamil Nadu
   
     Tamil Nadu marks Maaveerar Naal (29 November 2014)
     
     
 North America
   
     
     Canadian universities commemorate Maaveerar Naal (29 November 2014)
   
      Maaveerar Naal commemorated in Canada (30 November 2014)
     
     Maaveerar Naal marked across the United States (14 December 2014)
     
 Australia    
     Australian Tamils commemorate Maaveerar Naal (03 December 2014)