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Cricket tournament held in Vanni in memory of Annai Poopathy

A cricket tournament was held on Saturday in memory of Annai Poopathy in Kanagarayan Kulam, Vanni.

Twelve cricket teams from the districts of Mannar, Mullaithivu and Vavuniya participated in the tournament, with Kanagarayan Kulam United Sports Club emerging victorious in the final round.

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This is first time since the end of the armed conflict that a sporting event has been held in the Vanni region in memory of a fallen freedom fighter.