All events of 32 Annual Commemoration week of ‘ Thiyagatheepam Thileepan ‘ will be held under the aegis of Jaffna Municipal Council.
Thus, the first day’s events will be held today 15th Sunday at 9.30 a.m., the time at which ‘ Thiyagatheepam Thileepan ‘ started his fast unto death against IPKF, at his memorial located at Nallur. Those who wish to pay homage to ‘ Thiyagatheepam Thileepan ‘ are requested to assemble at the memorial at 9.00 a.m.
The Father of a Maveerar will light the main Sacrificial Flame and following him the others will pay their tributes and homage.
The Mayor of Jaffna, E. Arnold had put out a public call for leaders of all Political Parties, Representatives of the people, Representatives of Civil Society Organizations, Social enthusiasts Families of Maveerars, and the general public to rally beyond party discrimination in this sentimental event and reveal our unity.