Capt. Pandithar’s mother leads commemoration events in Valvetithurai

The mother of Captain Pandithar led Heroes’ Week events held at Lt Shangar’s monument in Valvetithurai.

Captain Pandithar was the founding member of the LTTE and the organisation’s head of finance. Hailing also from Valvetithurai, he led many of LTTE’s assaults on the Sri Lankan armed forces, until his death during an armed confrontation in Jaffna on 09.01.1985.

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