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Othiyamalai Massacre victims remembered yesterday

Othiyamalai Massacre victims remembered yesterday

The 32nd commemoration of 32 victims of the Mulaitheevu/Othiyamalai Massacre that was committed in 1984 was held yesterday. The commemoration was held under the aegis of Othiyamalai Rural Development Society.

The victims were called for a meeting to the Othiyamalai Rural development Society on 2/12/1984, by the Army who murdered them all inside the Othiyamalai RDS building.

Worships were made in the Othiyamalai Pillaiyar Temple for the peace of the souls of the victims by their relatives who also undertook an almsgiving there.

Vanni District MP, Santhy Sriskantharasa, NPC Deputy Leader of the House, V.Kamaleswaran, members, T.Raviharan and G.T.Linganathan participated in this commemoration and paid their homage to the victim.


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