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Asian Tribune is published by World Institute For Asian Studies|Powered by WIAS Vol. 12 No. 2611

Assasinated Maheswari Velaytham to be cremated today at the Borrella General Cemetery

Colombo, 15 May, ( Maheswary Velayutham, currently the nominee of the EPDP to the APRC. She was the legal adviser to the Douglas Devananda, Leader of the EPDP, and was a lawyer and forceful Human Rights Activist.

She was assassinated by suspected LTTE gunmen on 13 May at her mother’s house located in Karaveddy.

In a statement released by Ministry of Social Services and Social Welfare, said that the remains of Late Miss Maheshwari Velayutham, Advisor to Douglas Devananda, Minister of Social Services and Social Welfare and General Secretary of EPDP, will be kept at EPDP Head office, 121, Park Road, Colombo 05, for public to pay their last respects.

The remains will be then taken to Borella General Cemetery for cremation after performance of religious rites, at Borella Jayaratne Florists.

- Asian Tribune -

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