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Slain LTTE leader V. Prabhakaran’s mother Parvathi Pillai (81) passed away a short while ago at the Valvettithurai hospital, Former MP M. Sivajilingam confirmed.

Parvathi Pillai was in hospital since last month due to complicated illnesses, including a heart problem. At the time of her admission to hospital last month Parvathi was partially paralyzed and a diabetic. Lately, she had sunk into severe depression and stopped taking meals. The reason being that her three remaining children living in Denmark, Canada and India not willing to visit Sri Lanka, though helping her financially.

The remains will lie at the Theervil ground in Velvettithurai from 5 pm today till 10.30 am on Tuesday for the public to pay their last respects, Mr. Sivajilingam said.

The final rites will take place at the Valvettithurai Public Cemetery on Tuesday at 2.30 pm, he said.

Meanwhile, sources said black flags had been put up in several places in the Valvettithurai area.

Prabhakaran’s mother was earlier in Malaysia but was brought down to Sri Lanka last year. Since then she was in protection custody of the Sri Lankan military and was later released. She stayed at a lodge in Colombo for a short period until she moved to her native place at Valvettithurai.

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  • The Liberal Monday, 21 February 2011 06:45 AM


    steve Sunday, 20 February 2011 03:35 PM

    Why bother to justify anything now when she is dead and gone !

    avathaany Monday, 21 February 2011 02:48 PM

    Are you ugly person?

    Nimal Sunday, 20 February 2011 03:02 AM

    May she attain peace. Parents cannot be held responsible for all what their adult children do... She also might have been a victim of her very own son.
    May God bless her and prevent her meeting her son again...

    Tharaka Chanaka Sunday, 20 February 2011 03:19 AM

    RIP...forgive all the countries who denied you a visa for your health.

    ila Sunday, 20 February 2011 03:24 AM

    when someone is adult their take their own responsibility for their acitons. if that is so, she is not responsible for anything whater her son did before he died.

    nimal Sunday, 20 February 2011 03:32 AM

    I dont know whether some of the above people have forgotten the deaths, mayhem created by her son....killing innocent bhikkus to bus loads of innocent people in kabathigollawa !!

    Yehiya-Doha Sunday, 20 February 2011 03:35 AM

    Very sad. Her children not interested last minitues.

    abhishek Sunday, 20 February 2011 03:38 AM

    I was very near to nugegoda bomb blast.....i felt the fear of people falling down and running for life...

    remmbering that i am also happy !!

    dilhan Sunday, 20 February 2011 03:47 AM

    Can't say go to ....., because your son is there. it's not your fault but you are wrong too by accepting what Terrorist Prabakaran did. What Tamil people and Sinhala people want is to live with freedom.

    tharanga Sunday, 20 February 2011 04:32 PM

    well said! This hatred should end. Pointless. Nothing good has come of it, and nothing good ever will... for either side

    Ranjith Rajasooriya Sunday, 20 February 2011 04:11 AM

    May your good soul attain nibbana.Amme obata Nivan sepa lebewa !

    kp Sunday, 20 February 2011 04:33 PM

    oh yeah. Yes, very true. Prabhakaran would have stopped his war because of his mother. Yeah....

    You know how stupid you sound, right??

    rK Sunday, 20 February 2011 04:24 AM

    Im with u.

    May his son never see his mama.

    Vijayabahu Sunday, 20 February 2011 04:40 AM

    Wish you will never ever give birth to another wild beast...

    Rajitha Sunday, 20 February 2011 04:46 AM

    may you rot in hell along with your murderous son

    jammer Sunday, 20 February 2011 05:25 PM

    yes. we are not worried about bags blowing off under our seats when we travel in a bus and we don't have kurumbatti planes anymore.

    mike Sunday, 20 February 2011 04:54 AM

    may you not give birth to such a monster who ruined lives /families & was the biggest liar on earth in your future journey. sad to see your children abandon you! is that ths tamil culture your son talked about?

    jammer Sunday, 20 February 2011 05:26 PM

    the above comments made me pause for a while and wonder whether i was living in Sri Lanka or somewhere else - like Canada.

    chandima Sunday, 20 February 2011 04:54 AM

    As a buddhist , I wish she'll find peace and happiness, and path to Nibbana, soon in her next life.

    Although I know her son will suffer in hell for many eons to come, we should wish him Nibbana, the ultimate peace at the end of his suffering.

    Ezhilini Sunday, 20 February 2011 04:56 AM

    just to remind you Nimal.. kabitigollawa was not the start.
    Start was long ago. 1956, 1977 and 1983. They are the reason for kabitigollawa and the Sencholai, air raid too.

    poor but rich Sunday, 20 February 2011 05:32 PM

    waste will churn the waste..........advising them is also a waste........

    Raja Sunday, 20 February 2011 05:19 AM

    It is true she cannot be held responsible for what any of her adult children did. However, if she never condemned any of her sons criminal actions and if she had enjoyed any of what her son provided through such criminal action, then, she need to be held responsible for her sons actions.

    roshan Sunday, 20 February 2011 05:19 AM

    sad news , but don't go where your son go

    Dilum Sunday, 20 February 2011 05:19 AM

    This lady partly responsible for everything her son did. How she brought up her miserable children affect the whole world for all the bad reason. I got injured at Pettah.

    das Sunday, 20 February 2011 05:42 AM

    R u a tiger sympathiser?

    Lansa Sunday, 20 February 2011 05:48 AM

    Victims may not always be able to speak.

    Lansa Sunday, 20 February 2011 05:55 AM

    Forgive her and yourself. Get a life !

    Zouk Fernando Sunday, 20 February 2011 06:10 PM

    but, she could have shown the correct path to her son or at least her grandson. Parents are indirectly responsible for the work of their adult 'childrens' work.

    Sethu Sunday, 20 February 2011 06:00 AM

    They are afraid to come, which is unfounded as SL has nothing against them. Nothing to do with "TAMIL CULTURE". Read and think broadly.

    Calistus J. Sunday, 20 February 2011 06:45 AM

    RIP, End of another sad chapter.

    rosh Sunday, 20 February 2011 06:54 AM

    Very well, according to you, the barberian LTTE did was tit for tat. Excellent. Now the whole bunch is rottn in hell. Sure this old lady will rest in peace. Not like her son who rests in many PIECES

    A.M.Hassan Sunday, 20 February 2011 07:02 AM

    Nahee werena werani - Hassan Abu Dhabi

    rizvi sheriffdeen Sunday, 20 February 2011 09:51 PM

    May she rest in peace.

    Matalan Sunday, 20 February 2011 07:04 AM

    I agree with Nimal (at the top). She may have suffered so much in a different way due to the misgivings of her ruthless son. To scorn her for her for those, is not right and is unbuddhist. May you attain nibbana!

    Selvam-Canada Sunday, 20 February 2011 07:09 AM

    Anyways she's blessed to have died in her PEACEFUL MOTHERLAND. May she rest in peace.

    Oyage sudu kella Sunday, 20 February 2011 07:13 AM

    I am not a LTTE sympathizer, but don't forget that all North East people too felt the same what you felt in Colombo, throughout the last 30 years !!

    Kuja Monday, 21 February 2011 12:31 AM

    what a barbaric crude mentality to you? A civilized human sympathizes a death of even his/her enemy!

    FMF Sunday, 20 February 2011 07:22 AM

    Stop talking rubbish Nimal

    Vera Sunday, 20 February 2011 07:22 AM

    I doubt that you will join soon him (prabakaran) if you do not try to heal yourself. Anger, hatred do no any good. If you cannot forgive this lady (who we do not know if responsible at all for her sons actions) at least try to forgive her for your own mental health.

    god Sunday, 20 February 2011 07:19 AM

    and killing of tamil politicians too ..remember amitharalingham?

    Kumi Sunday, 20 February 2011 07:26 AM

    You are correct Mike. Most of the Tamils have left Sri Lanka leaving their aged parents. They have become very selfish. Quite sad, isn't it ?

    Dandeniya Sunday, 20 February 2011 07:26 AM

    What did she do when her son killed so many Sinhala, Tamil, Muslim and other mothers? Did she even ask him to stop killing them? NO. She had a good time in Madras and their family did nothing. I am sorry I have no sympathy and these people cannot rest in peace. RIP is not for them. I dont understand why such stories should even make headlines today. Only if you could hear the heartbeat of the suffering today.. people who lost their mothers and children. Those orphans or those people wbo were made by the terrorist prabakaran. Bring on the National Peace Council and their friends.

    sam Monday, 21 February 2011 01:50 AM

    Her son made lot of people rested in pieces also

    Sherman G. de Silva Sunday, 20 February 2011 07:30 AM

    As a Protestant Christian I would like to remind the readers who may have a plethora of righteous reasons to be indignant, the Bible teaches that God does not take pleasure even in the death of a wicked man. May the Lord judge her according His wisdom!

    libra Monday, 21 February 2011 01:46 AM

    let bygones be bygone. all of you try to think positively

    NADARAJAH SETHURUPAN Sunday, 20 February 2011 07:39 AM


    aaa Sunday, 20 February 2011 07:34 AM

    One community appreciate her while other one depreciate. Both r same

    Rushdi Sunday, 20 February 2011 07:35 AM

    Ezhilini And all those were the reasonf for Nandikadal very clear you cant even spell your name right

    I Hussein Sunday, 20 February 2011 07:37 AM

    I feel sorry for this poor lady. Imagin what she must have gone thru all her life. Its true that VP was her son. Is it her fault?
    I wish this trauma (terrorism) never occured. Let us all live peacefully. Past his sad and stinking,lets not dig.

    mike Sunday, 20 February 2011 07:38 AM

    in 56 or 77 they did not kill any people. 83' was created by LTTE who killed army personel & got what they wanted -communal tension. but 83 was political organised gangs came from no where & not same village people. ask UNP how this happened they wl answer you. also is it a right reason to kill innocent peseants who were very peaceful n cultivating their lands?? anyway GOD looked at SL & prabha got his karma

    noushin Sunday, 20 February 2011 07:45 AM

    We can't put the blame on Parwathi for what Prabaharan did .No mother likes to hear anyone tells him her son is a terrorist.May she attain peace.

    SFernando Sunday, 20 February 2011 07:58 AM

    WOW! With all the mayhem her son inflicted on our people the majority in this forum find it in their heart to forgive... Never been more proud of my culture and my country!:)

    Mahisha Sunday, 20 February 2011 08:06 AM

    May she attain Nibbana in the near future...
    We don't really know what sort of suffering she herself might have gone through during the time of her son; and sadly, after bearing three other children, she passed away alone...

    kuthbuddin Sunday, 20 February 2011 08:29 AM

    if i to make mistake is my parents to be blamed and condemned for what i did?

    Veeranambi Sunday, 20 February 2011 08:47 AM

    Sivagi is the only politician who has looked after her and even now by her side. A mother left alone. Sad story. R I P amma.

    ajith Sunday, 20 February 2011 09:13 AM

    i was amazed by the above comments.
    Did any one of you ever heard Prabakaran's parents pleading his son to give up killing people for the sake of man kind???
    I think NO is the answer.
    Pathetic for those innocent mothers,fathers,sons,daughters and clergy who died during that terrible period of time.
    Our fools in paradise soon forget the past.

    Ezhilini Sunday, 20 February 2011 09:16 AM

    Kumi, will you help them, when they dissappear once arrives here.

    Zeham Monday, 21 February 2011 11:27 AM

    Women not become a 'Mother' by giving birth to child! but making them valuable good people to the society.

    ajith Sunday, 20 February 2011 10:33 AM

    Long live Daily Mirror online for publishing my comment.
    You are Great!!!!!!

    backstreet boy Monday, 21 February 2011 04:16 AM

    discussing politics again at the funeral ? c'mon gals and boys stop digging up bones it wont do any good here and now,.

    mani Sunday, 20 February 2011 11:09 AM

    she is biological mother of prabha, "only sinhala" made prabha monster.

    the tiger Sunday, 20 February 2011 12:30 PM

    ehizilini- come on good comments

    Jude Monday, 21 February 2011 04:38 AM

    What goes round you comes around you !!!!

    raj Sunday, 20 February 2011 12:37 PM

    She gave birth to praba. Sri lankan political system made him as a terrorist. Stil SL system is making many many terrorist and underworlds..

    hewwel Monday, 21 February 2011 04:41 AM

    Mother of prabhakaran ...... But not the mother of the L.T.T.E Leader i think..... He has many POLITICAL fathers and mothers......

    noushin Sunday, 20 February 2011 01:16 PM

    well said Raj. Prabakaran is a product of Sri Lankan political opportunists.

    Madhura Sunday, 20 February 2011 01:14 PM

    End of another curse... GROBR!!!

    hay wire Saturday, 28 July 2012 08:26 PM

    mr prabakaran didnt do anything wrong...... he and his mother will rest in peace... at the early stages of his movement, he suffered a lot of pain.... what happened to mr thillipan who followed the budddist way of ahimsa to fight.....??? no body cared..... better to fight and die, rather than being a 2nd class citizen... all the people are same in this world... please try to understand this SL

    A.G.AROKIAM Sunday, 20 February 2011 01:48 PM

    Deepest condolence and may U rest in peace

    channa Sunday, 20 February 2011 01:44 PM

    You mean the families of Tamils who have bee killed by LTTE appreciate him?....What a joke.....

    chris silva Sunday, 20 February 2011 01:56 PM

    Ezhili..whatever your dreamland name is,stop dreaming get back to your real name & spelling and live and do business in peace in Colombo or Jaffna like so many of my friends now do-post 2009

    dissanayake Monday, 21 February 2011 05:41 AM

    How ugly! Shame on you.

    Ezhilini Sunday, 20 February 2011 02:29 PM

    now i do the same bro.. But, DOn t hide the bitter past . Ask your friends., whether are they live in peace

    Gamaya Sunday, 20 February 2011 03:02 PM

    We can be proud that Sivajilingam has a Sinhala friend - Vickrramabahu Karunaratne

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