Vigneswaran funeral on Tuesday

[TamilNet, Saturday, 08 April 2006, 14:49 GMT]
The funeral of Mr.V.Vigneswaran, President of the Trincomalee District Tamil Peoples' Forum (TDTPF) who was shot dead Friday morning by an unidentified person inside the premises of Trincomalee main branch of the Bank of Ceylon is to take place on April 11 Tuesday afternoon at Anpuvallipuram cemetery. Hundreds of people are now paying their last respects to the Tamil activist whose body is kept in his Anpuvallipuram residence since Friday evening, sources said.

Vigneswaran funeral Tuesday
Vigneswaran funeral Tuesday
Meanwhile, the body of late Mr.Vigneswaran will be kept for public viewing at Ganeshapuram Central College in the LTTE controlled Muttur east in Trincomalee district on April 09 Sunday morning.

From Muttur east the body will be taken to Vavuniya on Sunday evening via Dambulla. From Vavuniya the body will be taken to Killinochchi Monday morning and will be brought back to Trincomalee the same day evening, family sources said.

The Sri Lanka Monitoring Mission (SLMM) will provide escort when the body of late Mr.Vigneswaran is taken to the LTTE controlled areas in the North East, sources said.

The body will be kept in Trincomalee Town Hall from Tuesday morning till noon for public viewing. Tamil National Alliance (TNA) parliamentarians will attend the condolence meeting, which is to be held in Trincomalee Town Hall, family sources said

Thereafter, the body will be taken to Anpuvallipuram, a suburb in the east port town and will be kept for public viewing at Kalaimagal Vidiyalam from there it will be taken to Anpuvallipuram cemetery for cremation, family sources said.

 

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