In memory of our heroes

21 February 2011 11:10 am - 28     - {{hitsCtrl.values.hits}}


The Ranaviru Memorial in front of the Kokavil Transmission tower in Kilonocchi erected in memory of 55 military personnel including Captain U.S.Aladeniya was unveiled by Commander of the Sri Lanka Singha Regiment Major General Aruna Jayatilleka today. The relatives of the soldiers who died in action paid floral tributes to the Ranaviru Memmorial. Pix by Romesh Madusanka

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  • INURI France Monday, 21 February 2011 02:45 PM

    PROUD son"s of SRILANKA

    kalum Monday, 21 February 2011 03:01 PM

    Mothers love,all our respect for you

    Dr.P Monday, 21 February 2011 03:16 PM

    RESPECT..ADMIRATION..GRATITUDE.. GRIEF.....feeling all these at the same time! Our bravehearts will never be forgotten...

    Dinesh Monday, 21 February 2011 03:19 PM

    why don't the govt spend this money on poor people.

    Rakith Monday, 21 February 2011 04:14 PM

    Rest in Peace our brothers

    Kalu Sinhala Monday, 21 February 2011 04:38 PM


    Sr. anura Monday, 21 February 2011 05:21 PM

    very sad ... can be avoided by other means..we may need memorieal like this for all civilians killed in the war

    Hiram D. Monday, 21 February 2011 05:24 PM

    Our respects to the valiant soldiers who laid down their lives for mother Lanka. May peace prevail in our motherland forever.

    KHKaru Monday, 21 February 2011 05:26 PM

    ' Susumak wela, yali pipuna laye '. We owe our freedom to you, brave sons, a debt we can never repay.

    Faqi Monday, 21 February 2011 11:26 PM

    "The Ode" by Laurence Binyon:

    They shall grow not old, as we that are left grow old.
    Age shall not weary them, nor the years condemn.
    At the going down of the sun and in the morning
    We will remember them.

    Chandu Tuesday, 22 February 2011 01:10 AM

    "Ranawiruwane Oba sada Amaraneeyay" from 1 Soldear

    sri gorilla Monday, 21 February 2011 11:31 AM

    Respect.ed and ...You will be always remembered in our hearts

    Hema Perera Monday, 21 February 2011 11:40 AM

    Always remembered our hearts.

    kolla Tuesday, 22 February 2011 03:22 AM

    What a an emotional moment for the parents... really sad.. to see.. but our present and future is secured by all our fallen heroes !!!!!

    DHA Monday, 21 February 2011 11:55 AM

    so sad.....what a war period we went through and so many lost their loved ones.....I pray to GOD never again such an event ever take place in our country.......

    Konde bendapu china Monday, 21 February 2011 12:03 PM

    Hero captain Saliya Aladeniya and his boy s will remember in our hearts.Saliya was very brave small man

    Zoolu Monday, 21 February 2011 12:04 PM

    we are always respected you our heros

    chintha Monday, 21 February 2011 12:32 PM

    My eyes are full of tears folks , how can we repay all these mothers and fathers for sacrificing their loved ones for us .

    Yehiya-Doha Monday, 21 February 2011 12:34 PM

    Govt. must do to them.

    stiffany toussaint Monday, 21 February 2011 12:42 PM

    I really hope these sacrifices would not go waste

    mike Tuesday, 22 February 2011 04:25 AM

    dinesh don't insult our hero's u are not worth a hair in their body. u wont be alive if not for them. most idiotic comment

    srimal Monday, 21 February 2011 12:57 PM

    Great heroes of our Nation.

    Mushi Monday, 21 February 2011 01:03 PM

    Whole nation salutes you! Hats off !!

    Shami Monday, 21 February 2011 01:12 PM

    My heart goes out to these eyes are tearing. What sadness they must be going through...there's no consolation...

    lasantha Monday, 21 February 2011 01:36 PM

    this is a war crime

    perumal Monday, 21 February 2011 01:54 PM

    They died for the country; we remember them. Some others escaped death; we imprison them.

    Rupasinghe Monday, 21 February 2011 01:55 PM

    Our love and respect for these mothers who gave birth to brave sons who secured us victory from enemies.

    shavantha Monday, 21 February 2011 02:03 PM

    Those who clicked negative for these comments are those who cry for the defeated terrorist

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