The 44th Commemoration of people killed during the Tamil Research Conference – 1974 was held yesterday under the aegis of MPC, M.K.Sivajilingam at the memorial in Jaffna Esplanade.
11 people were killed during this disaster due to the intrusion of Police and their deliberate firing into the electricity Mains. The Memorial erected there was destroyed twice by Armed Forces. However, commemoration at the memorial had become an annual event.
Speaking at the event Sivajilingam said that, the murders of the Tamil Research Conference victims were part of the Genocide perpetrated against the Tamils and insisted that all cold blooded murder that had been perpetrated in the Mother land should commemorated.
Several people including MP, Tharmalingam Siththarthan, Northern Province Minister of Cooperatives, Aananthy Saseetharan, Members M.K.Sivajilingam and Kajatheeban participated in this event and paid homage to the killed people.