Sunday 20 January 2019
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Joseph Pararajasingam remembered yesterday in Batticaloa

Joseph Pararajasingam remembered yesterday in Batticaloa

The 13th annual Commemoration of Josph Pararajasingam , the former MP of TNA was held sentimentally at Baticaloa yesterday.

Organized by the Batticaloa District Youth Wing of the ITAK, this event was held at the Devanayagam Hall at Kallady presided by the  Youth Wing Leader, K.Seyon.

The members of the family of the assassinated Leader , members of the public, ITAK’s General Secretary, K. Thurairajasingam, TNA Mps, C.Yogeswaran, Gna. Sri Nesan, S.Viyalendran, former MPs, Pon Selvarasa, P.Ariyanendran, former Eastern Provincial Council, K.Karunakaram,T.Indrakumar,M.Nadarasa participated in this event.

In Jaffna the commemoration was held at the TNPF office, with its Leader, Gajendrakumao Ponnabalam presiding.

Late Pararsasingam was assassinated on 25.12.2001 while attending the Christmas Mid-night Mass at St.Mary’s church. The Leader of Tamil Makkal Viduthalai Pulikal Party and former Member of Eastern PC, Sivanesathurai Chandrakanthan (Pillaiyan), the National Organizer of the Party, Edwin Silva Krishnantharasa,  Kanaganayagam and MIC Officer M.Kaleel had been arrested on suspicion and detained in Remand.

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