The commemoration of the First Female Maveerar of LTTE, 2nd Lt. Malathy was commemorated in Vellavely, yesterday.
This commemoration was held under aegis of Democratic Militants, at their office in Vellavely, presided by their Bati-Amparai Coordinator N.Nagules.
One minute silence was observed for the kins and the poralis killed in the war of Liberation. Then the photograph of Malathy was garlanded, Sacrificial flame lighted and floral tributes were paid.
10.10 1987 was day unforgettable to Tamils. The first ever female porali who sacrificed her life in liberation war lost her life at Kopay Kiresarady in an operation agains the Indian Peace Keeping Force.
She was elevated to the rank of 2nd lieutenant . It is notable that Malathy Padaiyani (Malathy Regiment was created in memory of 2nd Lt. Malathy.