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Thousands attend funeral of former LTTE official in Kilinochchi

Updated: 2100 GMT

Photographs: Tamil Guardian

Thousands of Tamils in Jaffna attended the funeral of the former head of the Women’s political wing division in the Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam (LTTE) Subramaniam Sivakamy.

Her funeral was attended by Tamil politicians from across the North-East, including from the TNA, TNPF and TULF.

Subramaniam Sivakamy, better known as Col. Thamilini died battling cancer at the age of 43.

Northern Provincial Council members Ananthi Sasitharan and M. K. Shivajilingam

TNPF politician Pathmini Sithamparanathan

TULF leader V. Anandasangaree

TNA MP Sritharan

TNPF politician S. Kajendran

See our earlier posts:

She will always remain in the minds of the Tamil people - politicians pay tribute to Thamilini (21 OCt 2015)

Former LTTE official Thamilini dies (18 Oct 2015)