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 The 71st National Independence Day.
 The 71st National Independence day was celebrated at the venue specially prepared in front of the District secretariat Jaffna. The Government Agent hoisted National flag at 8.45am.

Mr.N.Vethanayakan Government Agent, Additional Government Agent, Staff of the District Secretariat, religious dignitaries, three service commanders, students and the public participated.

The Government agent in his independence message stated that our ancestors laboured in unity to win the freedom and we should remember them unity and brotherhood should be observed among the communities in our country in order to ensure the strengthening of peace to bring prosperity.

The dance programme of school children, parade and cultural events were carried out by the students.T he cultural events which reflect Tamil culture also took place. After that, the trees were planted by the Government Agent and the Commander of the security forces Jaffna at the District secretariat Jaffna.

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