AGOTIC President passes away

[TamilNet, Monday, 27 October 1997, 23:59 GMT]
Dr. K. Velaythappillai , the president of the Action Group Of Tamils In Colombo (AGOTIC) died late last night of illness in Colombo.

Dr. Velayuthappillai was closely associated with Kumar Ponnambalam, leader of the All Ceylon Tamil Congress in forming the AGOTIC in 1993 and was involved in ACTC leader's election campaign in Colombo in 1994.

Dr. K. Velaythappillai was a member of the Commission to inquire into the activities of NGOs in Sri Lanka which was appointed by President Premadasa.

He was also lecturer in the North Lanka Medical College.

 

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