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Thousands gather to commemorate Maaveerar Naal in Trincomalee for the first time since 2004

Thousands of people gathered at the Alankulam Thuyilum Illam in Sampoor, Trincomalee to commemorate Maaveerar Naal despite heavy rain.

For the first time since 2004, the Alankulam Thuyilum Illam was cleaned and restoration efforts were taken by a committee comprised of former cadres, civil society and parents of Maaveerar.

Those that gathered to remember included local MPs, Eastern provincial Council members and parents of the Maaveerar.

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