Col. Karuna's group hoists their flag over East in a simple
[b]Col. Karuna's group hoists their flag over East in a simple opening ceremony[/b]
[b]Colombo, 11 April, (Asiantribune.com):[/b] Political Secretariat of the TamilEela Makkal Viduthalai Pulikal led by Colonel Karuna was ceremoniously declared open yesterday in Batticaloa. Hindu, Muslim and Christian religious leaders were present at the occasion chanting prayers when the Tamil national flag of the TMVP was hoisted by Commander Marckan.
Political cadres of the TMVP in civil dress were seen paying respect to Tamil nation flag, when it was hoisted amidst the chanting of the prayers.
The name board of the TMVP political Secretariat was unveiled by Pratheep, the Secretary General of the new Secretariat.
The traditional oil lamp was lit by the representatives of the Batticaloa Traders Association.
School teachers, principals, students, and general public participated in large numbers in the event.