Jaffna cine film distribution to be streamlined

[TamilNet, Monday, 19 August 2002, 17:55 GMT]
All cine and video films screened in the Jaffna district will be censored and distributed with immediate effect. This responsibility has been entrusted with the Jaffna District Cine Films Distributors' Association (JDCFDA) which was inaugurated Monday.

"We should make a concerted effort to stamp out all activities that will destroy our cultural and other pristine values," said Mr.Ilamparuthi, Political Head of the LTTE in Jaffna district delivering keynote address at the augural event of the JDCFDA.

Mr.Ilamparuthi further said that in past some elements in the peninsula had been working in connivance with evil forces to destroy the cultural values of Tamils. " If we allowed such forces to continue their anti-social activities it would not only ruin our cultural values but also the liberation of our peoples," stressed Mr.Ilamparuthi.

The inaugural meeting was held at the office of the newly formed JDCFDA at Palaly Road in Jaffna. Rev.Jeyakumar, Chairman of Human Development Center lit the flame of sacrifice and declared open the office.Mr.T.Jeevaraja, President of the association presided. Mr. T.Cheliyan, Head of the Thamileelam Cine Film Distribution Section also attended the event.


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