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The 34th Remembrance Day of the burnt event of Jaffna Public Library was observed at the Library Hall on June 1.  The event commenced by paying homage to both the Rev. Fr. and the then Principal of St. Patrick College, who died on hearing the burning of library and the late KM Chellappah, who laid a basic for the formation of the Library.

The chief librarian Mrs. Suganthy Sathasivamoorthy, former chief librarians S. Thanabalasingam, Mrs. Imelda Karunakaran, Asst. Librarian Mrs. Vasantha Sriskantharajah, other library staffs and readers participated at this event.

Further, book Unmai Nikalvukalin Thokuppu (The summary of real events), stating the history of the burnt library, written by Thanga, Mukunthan also released on this occasion.

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