In a context where 11 years have been passed after the Former MP of the TNA and a Human Rights lawyer, ‘Mamanithar’ was assassinated, a commemoration event was held at his statue located at Chavakachcheri.
This Commemoration event was held at around 9a.m. at the statue of Raviraj, located in front of Chavakachcheri base hospital.
Several people including the MPc, Kesavan Sayanthan and the Coordinator of ITAK for Chavakachcheri Kanthaiya Arunthavapalan, participated in this event.
While he was going home on 2006.11.10 after giving a TV interview, he was fired upon by two unidentified persons coming in a vehicle at around 7 a.m.
Raviraj succumbed to his injuries after being admitted to Colombo National Hospital at around 9.20 a.m. His bodyguard, Luxman Lokkuwelle was also killed in this incident.