The 14th Annual Commemoration of the assassinated Journalist and “Nadduppatazhar” (Patriot) Aiyathurai Nadesan was held on day before yesterday night, at Vavuniya Rest House, under the aegis of Vavuniya District Tamil Journalists Association, presided by its Secretary, Krishnagopal Vasantharuban.
He is one of those journalists who exercised the Media tradition excellently under the continuing and adverse threats from the Army. In a context of no investigation being undertaken on his assassination, we are commemorating his 14th Death Anniversary today. In a context where several journalist like him being murdered in cold blood, and although there were eye-witnesses no investigation had been done about these Murders. We are condemning this situation and worried about it, he said.
The Photograph of the journalist was garlanded, floral tributes paid and a memorial flame lighted. Memorial Oration was delivered by Senior Journalist P.Manickavasagam. Large number of people including Members of Provincial Council, Members of Town Council and Pradeshiya Sabas, public Organizations, Politicians and Journalists participated and paid their homage to the Late Journalist.