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Religious ceremonies across Denmark to commemorate Tamil Genocide


A special service was held in Herlev Vor Frue Church in Denmark in memory of the tens of thousands of Tamils who were massacred in the genocide in the Tamil homeland. Floral tributes were laid and candles were lit as part of the service. Tamils gathered at the church to offer prayers during this service.


A requiem prayer and service was held at the church in Grindsted Town as well on Sunday which saw several Tamils joining in the service to offer their prayers, light candles, and lay flowers at the obelisk. Rev. Steen F. Søvndalk led the mass, which included the singing of hymns and recitations. Kanji was served at the church to all those who attended the service, as it is done in the homeland.


A special pooja was held at the Sri Katpaka Vinayagar Temple in Næstved in memory of the tens of thousands of Tamils who were massacred during Mullivaikkal. Tamils from the area gathered in numbers to pay their respects by attending the pooja and laying oil lamps.

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