Sokkan demise irreparable loss to Tamil nation - LTTE

[TamilNet, Saturday, 11 December 2004, 22:57 GMT]
The Political wing of the LTTE in its condolence message Saturday said that it honourd Vidwan Sokkan by declaring him Patriot (Natup Patralar). He worked hard in his old age too to mould a new generation that should dedicate for the development of Tamil language and literature, the condolence message added.

Vidvan K. Sokkalingam (Sokkan)

Art and Cultural Association of the LTTE in its condolence message said the demise of veteran Tamil scholar Mr.K.Sokkalingam (Sokkan) as an irreparable loss to the Tamil nation in the development of the language and culture.

"Mr.Sokkan passed away at a crucial juncture when his services are needed in building the war-ravaged Tamil nation," said the message.

Meanwhile the funeral of late Mr.Sokkan is to be held on Monday noon in Jaffna, family sources said.

Mr.Sokkan has authored several literary and research works on Tamil language and its literature, which could be useful for the development of the language in future, the message added.

He has left his permanent imprint in the literary field that could be remembered forever by Tamils, the message said.

 

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