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Tributes paid at the home of Lt. Shankar on Maaveerar Naal

The mother of a fallen LTTE fighter and former Northern Provincial Council member MK Shivajilingam were amongst those who paid tribute to Lt. Shankar this morning, the first Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam cadre, to die in combat on November 27, 1982. 

Shivajilingam and the mother of Captain Pandithar, another fallen cadre, were also joined by the former Valvettithurai Municipal Council Deputy Chairman and current member K. Sathees as well as others.

Lt. Shankar's death at 6.05pm on November 27, 1982 led to the day being chosen as the day of remembrance for fallen LTTE cadre, known as Maaveerar Naal or 'Great Heroes Day'. The day has since been marked by Tamils around the world as one of commemoration.



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