The main commemorative event of the 8th anniversary of the Mullivaikkal Genocide was held under the aegis of the the Northern Provincial Council, on Mullivaikkal soil at around 9.30a.m. today Thrusday.
Northern Provincial Chief Minister C.V. Wignneswaran lighted the main sacrificial Flame and inaugurated the event. Opposition Leader R Sampanthan, ITAK leader Mavai Senathirasa, Parliament Members, Members of Provincial council, representatives of public organizations, Religious dignitaries and several others followed him in paying their homage.
The 8th Anniversary Commemoration of the kins killed at Mullivaikkal was also held in University of Jaffna and many other places in the Tamil Homeland.