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US Tamils gathered in New York City and San Francisco on Friday, to commemorate Maaveerar Naal.
Tamils from New York, New Jersey and surrounding states gathered at Glen Oaks school in Queens to mark the annual Tamil remembrance day.
The event saw young Tamils perform traditional dances and the ancient performance art form, Villuppaaddu. Tamils, young and old, lined up to place flowers and candles at a memorial feature.
Another event was held in San Francisco, California.