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Tamil Nadu police destroy Maaveerar Naal remembrance memorial

Tamil Nadu police destroying Heroes Day tombstone (All pictures: TamilWin)

Eelam Tamils in a refugee camp in Sengkalpattu, Tamil Nadu, had their annual Maveerar Naal remembrance event disrupted by Tamil Nadu police, reports TamilWin.

According to the news site, Eelam Tamils in the camp hold a memorial event every year, lighting candles at a symbolic tomb stone, but this year police interrupted the proceedings, demolished the monument and cleared away the red and yellow decorations.


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