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Asian Tribune is published by World Institute For Asian Studies|Powered by WIAS Vol. 12 No. 2038

Appeal for a stamp in honour of Amirthalingam

[b]Appeal for a stamp in honour of Amirthalingam, the Tamil Leader assassinated by the LTTE[/b]

[b]London, 27 April, (Asiantribune.com): [/b]V. Anandasangaree, leader of the Tamil United Liberation Front and one of the veteran Sri Lankan Tamil leaders, told the Asian Tribune that his party will appeal to the Government to issue a commemorative postal stamp in honor of Late A. Amirthalingam, a former Member of Parliament and the Leader of the Opposition whose 17th death anniversary falls on 13 July 1989.

Anandasangaree told Asian Tribune that the London branch of the TULF has unanimously resolved and requested Mahinda Rajapakse, President of Sri Lanka to issue a postal stamp in the honor of Late A. Amirthalingam, who was gunned down by the LTTE. Anandasangaree said that the ‘slain leader of the TULF, who remained an undisputed leader and also my longstanding friend.’

The London branch of the TULF has also requested me to take up this issue with the President of Sri Lanka.

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