Tamil scholars honoured in Jaffna Literary Festival

[TamilNet, Monday, 11 October 2004, 16:11 GMT]
Three day North East Tamil Literary Festival concluded Monday evening in Jaffna conferring Governor's Award on eight Tamil scholars and releasing videocassette on the life and literary works of veteran Tamil Professor K.Sivathamby.

Ilakkya Vila (Tamil literary festival) in Jaffna, 3rd day

Earlier a cultural pageant, which commenced from the Nallur Kandasamy Temple, arrived at the venue, Jaffna Hindu Ladies College where the three-day festival was held.

R.Sadachcharadevi (Kunthavai), S.L.M.Haniffa, V.Sivasubramanian, M.Kanagasabai, K.S.Sivakumaran, Kulanthai M.Shanmugalingam, P.Stanislauz and K.Sellathurai were the recipients of the Governor's Award for the year 2004, sources said.

Governor's Award were handed over by the NEPC Chief Secretary Mr.Rangarajah and literary awards for the year 2003 by Professor K.Sivathamby.

Mr.R.Thiakalingam, Secretary to the Provincial Ministry of Education, Cultural Affairs, Sports and Youth Affairs presided the final evening session.

Mr.S.Rangarajah, Chief Secretary of the North East Provincial Council (NEPC) was the chief guest and Professor K.Sivathamby was the Guest of Honour. Messrs: S.Sivanandan, Senior Assistant Secretary in the NE Provincial Education Ministry, Dr.T.Kamalanathan, and Head of the College of Education, Mr.P. Vickneswaran, and Jaffna Zonal Director of Education participated as distinguished guests.

Ilakkya Vila (Tamil literary festival) in Jaffna, 3rd day

 

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