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30th Annual Commemoration of kins made to disappear in the Sithandi area observed

30th Annual Commemoration of kins made to disappear in the Sithandi area observed

The 30th Commemoration of kith and kin made to disappear in 1990 arrested by Army, in and around Sithandi in Baticaloa was observed yesterday in front of Sithandi Murugan Temple.

This commemoration was organized by Public Organization and commenced with a prayer at the Sithandi Murugan Temple.

During this commemoration, relatives silent tributes with their mouths bound with black cloths, expressing their concern and the expectation regarding their killed relatives.

During the abnormal situation caused during 1990, people from Sithandi, Kiran, Santhivelli, Mavadivembu, Morakottanchhenai were housed in the Welfare centre set up atSithandi Chitravelayutha Swami Temple.

A number of people were arrested on August 15th, 18th and 22nd in the round ups and subsequently made to disappear.

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