Heroes’ Day events are taking place at the Vannivilangulam Maveerar Tuilum Home Complex in Mullaitivu District.
Dharmakulasingam (Klian), the father of the knight Mathivanan, mounted the flag, and the parents and relatives of the knight carried the flag.
The Heroes’ Day events were emotionally organized by the Vannivilangulam Maveerar Duilumilla Memorial Committee.
Police at the Duilumilla premises did not allow everyone to enter the Duilumilla premises to pay their respects.
Hundreds of people stood in the street to pay their respects. Photography was not allowed and journalists were denied permission.