Kilinochchi mass celebrates Christmas

Tuesday, 25 December 2012 00:00 -     - {{hitsCtrl.values.hits}}

Kilinochchi dwellers recently celebrated the Christmas replete with cultural events, Christmas carols, musical show and pyrotechnics recently in view of Christmas season.

The Christmas celebration was a brainchild of Security Forces Headquarters Commander (Kilinochchi) and selected students in the region were gifted 200 scholarships each worth of Rs. 10000.00. Mainly the most prominent events in the occasion were the exhibit of the highest Christmas tree of 80 ft and the Christmas carols sung by the recently joined Tamil woman soldiers. The Kilinochchi mass were much enjoyed and celebrated the birth of the ‘Jesus’. The event was highly praised by the communities in the region.

Mannar Archbishop Most Rev. Rayappu Joshap, Jaffna Archbishop Most Rev. Thomas Soundaranayagam, South Indian Archbishop (Jaffna) Most Rev. Daniel Thayagaraja, Members of Parliament, DIG (Kilinochchi), state officials and a large gathering were present at the event.