Death anniversary of Lt. Col Santhosham observed

[TamilNet, Wednesday, 23 October 2002, 10:55 GMT]
The fifteenth death anniversary of Lt.Colonel Santhosham, one of the senior commanders of the Liberation Tigers who was killed on 21st October, 1987 at Kondavil in Jaffna in a battle with the Indian army, was observed at Santhosapuram at Sampoor in Muttur east area and Trincomalee town Monday.

Santhosapuram village in Sampoor in the LTTE held Muttur east was named after Lt.Col Santhosham. A housing scheme is being constructed at Santhosapuram with the assistance of the National Housing development Authority.

At Santhosapuram Sivasakthi Vidiyalayam, the LTTE Trincomalee district political head Mr. Tilak hoisted the Thamileelam national flag. Mr. Rajesh, LTTE Trincomalee town political head lit the flame of sacrifice.

"LT Col Santhosham was responsible for the formation of capital brigade of the LTTE in Trincomalee," said Ms Kaaronja, LTTE Trincomalee district student wing leader addressing a gathering at the Trincomalee town office of the LTTE Monday in remembrance of the Lt.Col Santhosham.

At the commencement Mr.Uthayapalan who is in charge of Trincomalee town LTTE office lit the flame of sacrifice. Mr.Viduthalai, an activist of the LTTE hoisted the Thamileelam national flag. Mr.S.Kumaragurparan, a social activist in Trincomalee district lit the flame of sacrifice to the portrait of Lt. .Col. Santhosham. Ms Kaaronja offered flowers.

Ms Kaaronja said that the present peaceful environment has dawned in the country because of the sacrifice by our cadres. "We are very firm and have a clear understanding of the importance of the peace process. The dreams of thousands of our cadres will be realized when we find a peaceful resolution to the conflict," said Ms Kaaronja.

Ms Yalisai, an LTTE activist presided.

 

Latest 15 Reports
21.05.20 15:56   Photo
TYO-UK pushes back on British Foreign Secretary's May 18 tweet
20.05.20 22:09  
SL TID interrogates outspoken Tamil activist VS Sivakaran in Mannaar
19.05.20 16:23   Photo
IBC's sister-media Gagana used to threaten Tamil villagers in Trinco on 18 May Remembrance
19.05.20 07:42   Photo
Eezham Tamil and Muslim solidarity non-negotiable in true spirit of Mu'l'livaaykkaal
18.05.20 23:20   Photo
Occupying SL military desecrates Remembrance Day candles, harasses Tamil politicians
18.05.20 07:11   Photo
Remembrance event urges Tamils to own justice project, establish genocidal intent of Sinhala state
17.05.20 05:18   Photo
Break paradigm that regards Tamils as victims to achieve equitable solution: Balakumaran in 2004
16.05.20 16:54   Photo
The Guardian succumbs to pressure from SL High Commission on indigenous term Eelam
15.05.20 12:26   Photo
SL Army fires at Tamil youth in Point Pedro, Jaffna
14.05.20 21:28   Photo
IC deceived Tamils on genocide investigation: Students of Faculty of Art at Jaffna University
13.05.20 22:55   Photo
Remembrance of Tamil Genocide and Resistance commences in occupied Tamil Eelam
12.05.20 23:03  
India neither ‘balancer’ or ‘challenger’ to China in Indo-Pacific: Aussie think-tank
11.05.20 20:25  
Outspoken CCP called back from North, former commander appointed as top health bureaucrat
10.05.20 21:24  
Mannaar fishers confront off-season right after Pandemic curfew ravaging their livelihood: Alam
09.05.20 11:31   Photo
Occupying Sinhala soldiers mete out revenge assaults against Tamil families in Jaffna, Vanni
 
Find this article at:
http://www.tamilnet.com/art.html?catid=13&artid=7686