The 40th anniversary commemoration of the founder of the Ilangai Tamil Arasuk Kadchi (ITAK) late S.J.V. Chelvanayagam was commemorated at Kaluthavalai Cultural Hall, Batticaloa yesterday (30).
This was organized by the Paddiruppu branch of the ITAK and presided by the former TNA parliamentarian P. Ariyaneththiran.
Opposition leader and Trincomalee District TNA parliamentarian R. Sambandan, Presidential Counsel and Jaffna District TNA parliamentarian M.A. Sumanthiran and President ITAK party and Jaffna District TNA parliamentarian Mavai Senathiraja, Batticaloa District TNA parliamentarians S. Yogeswaran, G. Srinesan and Eastern Province Agriculture Minister K. Thurairajasingam and provincial councilors lit oil lamp garlanded the portrait and paid their respects.