The 22nd Commemoration of the students who were killed in the aerial bombing of the SL Air Force will be held on 22.09.2017 at NagarKovil Maha Vidyalayam. 21 Students of the Nagar Kovil Vidyalayam were mercilessly killed in the aerial bombing of Pukkara aircrafts of the Sri Lankan Government, on Nagar Kovil Maha Vidyalayam.
The events for paying homage to the killed students are held annually. Last year a memorial tower in memory of the students was declared open in the school. Thereafter commemorations are held at this memorial.