A solemn ceremony was held in Thavady to commemorate the 32 nd death anniversary of former Illankai Tamil Arasu Katchi stalwart and ex Parliamentarian V. Dharmalingam. The ceremony was held opposite the stuby of Dharmallingam in Thavady. The statue was garlanded. Floral tributes were made.
Dharmalingam’s son Tamil National Alliance Parliamentarian Sitharthan, TNA Parliamentarian M.A.Sumanthiran, Northern Provincial Council Opposition Leader V.Thavarasa, EPRLF Leader Suresh Premachandran, Amithalingam’s son Baheerathan and several others participated.