The Maveerar Day was observed in a resurgent mood and sentimentally in motherland in North and East and abroad in remembrance of their children who had sacrificed themselves for the liberation of Tamil People. Maveerar day was observed in 16 Thuyillumillams and 05 public places in the mother land in North and East with the usual peeling of Bells, silent tribute, lighting of Sacrificial flames, and revolutionary and Maveerar songs especially the Thuyillumilla song ” Thayakak Kanavudan Savinay Thazhuviya Santhana Pezhaikazhe……” ( Sandalwood chests who embraced death with the dream of a motherland…), proudly filling the air.
Parents, siblings, relatives, co-fighters, friends and other people broke down and wept openly, in remembrance of their beloved parents, sons and daughters who had fallen in the War of Liberation.
Although heavy showers were experienced day before yesterday night and yesterday morning nature honoured the Maveerars by not posing any hindrance.
More than 1,000 people converged on Uduththurai Thuyillumillam. More than 300 sacrificial flames were lighted there with the main flame lighted by the mother of 4 Maveerars Kanthasamy Saraswathy.
At the Theeruvil memorial for Kumarappa – Pulendiran , Mother of Major Kinny and Major Muraly , lighted the main flame.
In the event in front of former Kopay Thuyillumillam, the father 3 Maveerars Appulingam.
Maveerar Day events were held at Passaiyoor Beach, where the father of Siruththai Brigade Maveerar Thuvarahan
Sacrificial flame was lighted in sea in memory of Sea Black Tiger Angayatkanni.
At Mulankavil Thuyillumillam more than 3,000 people in the Maveerar Day event and the father of Black Tiger Captain Nangai.
At Kanagapuram Thuyillumillam unprecedented number of people filled to create the grandeur atmosphere of pre- 2009 days. The mother of 3 Maveerars Lt.Col. Thiyagarajah, Lt.Thiyagavilly and Lt.Thiyagamala, K.Thavamany lighted the main flame.
At Aalkaddivelly Thuyillumillam,Mother of Lt. Col. Vannimannan, Mrs. Lucia lighted the main flame.
At Aandankulam, father of 3 Maveerars, Gnanapragasam lighted the main flame
At Kallikaadu in Vavuniya District sister of lt.Col.Navam and the brother of Brigadier Balraj lifghted the main flames.
Maveerar Day events were held in nine locations in Mulaitheevu District.
Theravil – mother of maveerar Nediyavan lighted the main Flame.
Mulliyavalai – Mother of Major Paseelan lighted the main Flame.
Vannivilankulam – Fater of Inkuyil lighted the main Flame
Maveerar Day events were also held at Iranaipalai,Koddaikallady camp, Alampil, Eechankulam in Mulaitheevu District and in Trincomalee, sampur in Trincomalee district, Mavady in Baticaloa District and Kanchikudicharu in Amparai District.