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Thamalini Celebrated In New Song

memory of Thamilini
Kashyapa Sathyapriya De Silva released a song and making video in memory of Thamilini on 31st October at Light House Galley, Colombo.

Kashyapa has penned the song and it Is sung by popular singer Uresha Ravihari. Music by Darshana Ruwan Dissanayake. The song was released in Tamil as well and Tamil translation was done by Mahinda Kumar.

It was presented to Thamilini's husband Jeyakumaran Mahadevan. Distinguish guests included veteran journalist Sunil Madawa Premathilaka, senior dramatist Dharmasiri Bandaranayake and Senior Additional Secretary to the President Rohana Keerthi Dissanayake. The event was organized by Rhythm of the Earth Sri Lanka.

The former female political wing leader of the terrorist group Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam (LTTE) Subramaniam Sivathai alias Thamalini was one of the most senior members of the movement, to be detained by the Sri Lankan military in 2009. She was held in Welikada prison for 3 years, before being moved to Poonthottam rehabilitation camp. She was released to her family in June 2013.

She died at the age of 43, due to cancer. Thamilini’s book 'Oru Koorvaalin Nizhalil'March this year.