Today marks the 22nd death anniversary of Mr K.Kajendran, the founding editor of Eelamurasu, the sister publication of Tamil Polity.
Mr Kajendran was shot dead on the streets of Paris on 26 October 1996 by Sri Lankan paramilitary operatives. He was posthumously bestowed the military rank of Captain by Tamil Eelam National Leader His Excellency Velupillai Pirapaharan, for the services he rendered to the Tamil Eelam nation.
Mr K.Perinpanathan, the LTTE's head of international finances at that time, was also shot dead along with Mr Kajendran. Tamil Eelam National Leader posthumously bestowed him the military rank Lieutenant Colonel.