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32nd Annual commemoration of Kokkaddichcholai Massacre observed in Baticaloa

32nd Annual commemoration of Kokkaddichcholai Massacre observed in Baticaloa

The 32nd Annual Commemoration of Kokkadichcholai  Massacre had been observed in Baticaloa day before yesterday.

The events of the commemoration were held at the Memorial premises at Mahiladitheevu.

A Large number of people including, TNA MPs Gna. Srinesan,S.Yogeswaran, the General Secretary of ITAK ,K.Thurairajasingam, former MPs, P.Ariyanendran,Pon Selvarajah, Prasanna Indrakumar,former member of EPC, K.Karunakaram, deputy Mayor Municipality and Predeshiya Saba Members and several others participated in the event.

It is notable that hundreds of Tamil people from Munaikadu, Muthalikudah, Mahiladitheevu, Pandariyaveli, Padayandaveli, Kadukkdmunai, Kokkadichcholai,  Arasadytheevu, Ampilanthurai, Katchchenai<Paddipalai and Thanthamalai who were working in the Muthalaikudah Prawn Farm were mercilessly massacred in 1987 by the Sri Lanka Army.

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