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18th Anniversary of “Pongu Thamizh Declaration” observed in Jaffna University

18th Anniversary of “Pongu Thamizh Declaration” observed in Jaffna University

The 18th Anniversary of Pongu Thamil Declaration was observed yesterday Thursday in front of the Pongu Thamil memorial Tower within the premises of the University of Jaffna.

Students, Lecturers and the staff got together, garlanded the memorial tower and paid their respects sentimentally.

A grand uprising titled “PONGU THAMIZH” was held by the Jaffna University community amongst much oppression by Sri Lankan Security Forces, on 17th January 2001.

It is notable that the aspirations of Tamil people, Right of Self Determination, Traditional home Land and Tamil Nationalism be acknowledged were insisted in a declaration.

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