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NPC declares May 18th National Day of Mourning

NPC declares May 18th National Day of Mourning

The Northern Provincial Council has proclaimed Muliwaikkal Commemoration Day, May 18th   as the Genocide day and Mourning Day of Tamil Nationalism.

The 122nd sitting of the NPC was held yesterday.  The Provincial Minister for Women’s Affairs, Ananthy  Sasitharan proposed resolution for this declaration. Member, E. Jeyasekaram seconded the motion. The Resolution was passed unanimously  with all members supporting it.

In a context where the NPC had declared  May 18th on which day the greatest genocide on Tamils was perpetrated, as the National Mourning Day, all people should observe it peacefully and sentimentally, hoisting black flags at homes and business places, said Member M.K.Sivajilingam.


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