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* Sri Lanka Marxists to hold 23rd November Hero Commemoration
Sun, Nov 11, 2012, 11:22 am SL Time, ColomboPage News Desk, Sri Lanka.

Nov 11, Colombo: Sri Lanka Marxist party Janatha Vimukthi Peramuna (JVP) prepares to hold the 23rd commemoration of its late leader Rohana Wijeweera and others died in the 1987-90 insurrection.

The November Hero remembrance ceremony will be held in the Viharamahadevi Open Air Theatre, in Colombo in in the afternoon on November 13th.

JVP leader Somawansa Amarasinghe and the General Secretary Tilvin Silva will deliver the keynote addresses at the commemoration ceremony.

A book on JVP history from 1965 to 1994 is also to be launched at this function.

Meanwhile, the breakaway Frontline Socialist Party has also planned to hold a November Hero Commemoration on November 13 at Henry Pedris Ground in Colombo.

JVP founder Rohana Wijeweera was killed by Sri Lankan police on November 13, 1989.



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