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Thousands mark Maaveerar Naal across Tamil Nadu

Thousands of Tamils gathered at memorial events across Tamil Nadu, India this week to commemorate Maaveerar Naal. 

 

Thanjavur 

In Thanjavur, Naam Tamilar Katchi supporters held a large scale event where party leader, Seeman spoke. 

 

Madurai 

In Madurai, Tamils marked the death of the first LTTE cadre to give his life to the Tamil struggle, Lt Shankar.

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The day of his sacrifice in 1982 was later chose by the LTTE as a day of remembrance to commemorate fallen fighters, known as Maaveerar Naal or Great Heroes Day.

 

 

Puducherry 

In Puducherry, Maaveerar Naal commemorations took place in the Miller Hall, named after the LTTE's Captain Miller.