Consulate General of India
Celebrations of 136th Birth Anniversary of India’s National Poet Mahakavi Subramanya Bharathi
The Consulate celebrated the 136th Birth Anniversary of India’s National Poet Mahakavi Subramanya Bharathi on 11th December 2018 with the garlanding of his statue in Jaffna. Many dignitaries including Jaffna Mayor Mr. E. Arnold, NPC Chairman Mr. C.V.K. Sivagnanam, former Minister Mrs. Ananthi Sasitharan, former Leader of Opposition Mr. Thavarasa, EPRLF leader Mr. Suresh Premchandran, TELO leader Mr. Sivajilingam, former NPC member Mr. Natarajah, former Vice Chairman of University of Jaffna Prof. Shanmugalingam, Ven. Nalai Adheenam, Bishop Daniel Thaigarajah, Mr. Maravanpulavu K. Sachithananthan, Government Agent Mr. Vedanayagam, Secretary to Governor Mr. Illangovan, Industry Secretary Mrs Rubini Vardalingam, participated in the function. The music students of the India Corner of the Consulate rendered some of Bharathi’s songs on the occasion.
December 11, 2018