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Commemoration of Nagarkovil Massacre held yesterday

Commemoration of Nagarkovil Massacre held yesterday

The 22nd annual commemoration of the 21 students killed in bomber attack made on the Nagar Kovil MV was held yesterday.

The Commemoration was held at the memorial for the students, at the Maha Vidyalayam. Parents and relatives garlanded the photographs of the killed students, lighted sacrificial flames and paid floral tributes.

This event was organized by the Vadamaradchchi East Divisional Secretariat, under the aegis of Cannon Homes.At the end of the event learning equipments were presented to the students.

Several people including The Zonal Director of Education, Vadamaradchchi , E.Nanthakumar, MPC, S.Sugirthan,Divisional Secretary, Maruthankerny,K.Kanageswaran, wel wishers, teachers, students and members of the public, participated in this event.

It is notable that 21 students were blasted to their death and hundreds of students were injured in aerial bombing carried out by the SL airfoce bombers, on 22nd September 1995.


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