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Maaveerar remembered at Pandivirichan Thuyilum Illam

A flame was lit in remembrance of the Maaveerar who gave their lives to the Tamil struggle for liberation at Pandivirichan Thuyilum Illam today. 

Families of fallen LTTE cadres, activists and parliamentarian Charles Nirmalanathan all paid tribute to the Maaveerar before they began cleaning the Thuyilum Illam to prepare for Maaveerar Naal.

Pandivirchan Thuyilum Illam is one of many LTTE cemetries that housed the bodies of thousands of Tamil fighters. Following the end of the armed conflict, the Sri Lankan state bulldozed all the cemetries and in some places, built army camps over them. 


 

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