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Tamil Genocide Day marked in Mannar

Memorials were held in Mannar today as the Tamil nation mourns the genocide that took place in Mullivaikkal 14 years ago. 

The North-East Coordinating Committee held a vigil outside Mannar District hospital. Participants lit a flame and served Mullivaikkal kanji to remember the Tamils lives that were lost. 

Another commemoration event was held at Mannar bazaar this morning under the chairmanship of Tamil National Right to Life Movement leader V S Sivakaran. 

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