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Wednesday 11 December 2019
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32nd Annual commemoration of  ‘Thiyagatheepam Thileepan”  commence today at Nallur

32nd Annual commemoration of  ‘Thiyagatheepam Thileepan”  commence today at Nallur

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.


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