- By S.Surenthiran
The seventh Kannaki Illakiya Festival was held recently in Kiran Mathya Maha Vidyalayam in Batticaloa. The Chairman of the organizing committee Thavarasa presided.
Cultural processions depicting Tamil Culture moved from the villages of Kiran, Santhively and Karuva Kerney and merged at the venue of the festival. Provincial Minister K.Thurairajasingam, President of the Kannagy Association and Editor Gopalakrishnan Senkathiron, Writer Udappu Veera Sokkan and others addressed.