Tamil Diplomat

Commemoration event held in Trincomalee for Murdered Journalists

A commemoration event in memory of journalist Sugirtharajan  murdered on the Trincomalee soil and Lasantha Wickremathunga, Jounalist and a former editor of Sunday Leader who was murdered in Colombo, was held at the Trincomalee Town Council hall under the aegis of ‘ Malai Murasu’ weekly based in Trincomalee, Trincomalee journalist’s Association, and Muthamizh Sangam, on 4th of February.

In this event , with the Malai Murasu Editor in Chief, Senior Journalist N.Vidyatharan participated as the guest of honour, ruminated the memories of the slained  journalists and specially explained about the connection between the murders of the 5 students on the Trincomalee beach and of Sugirtharajan.

More than a hundred people including  political representatives, journalists Lawyers, educationalists  and the members of Women’s Association participated in the event.