(LANKAPUVATH | COLOMBO) – A special commemorative stamp and first day cover were issued at the Presidential Secretariat yesterday (29), in commemoration of former Minister, Leader and General Secretary of the Ceylon Workers Congress (CWC), the late Mr. Arumugan Thondaman.
The Minister of Mass Media and Transport, Mr. Bandula Gunawardena, presented the stamp and first day cover to President Ranil Wickremesinghe.
Meanwhile, the commemorative stamp and first day cover were presented to Prime Minister Dinesh Gunawardena, Speaker Mahinda Yapa Abeywardena, former President Mahinda Rajapaksa, former Speaker Karu Jayasuriya, Tamil National Alliance leader R. Sampanthan and Mrs. Rajalakshmi Thondaman, wife of Mr. Arumugan Thondaman.
Minister of Water Supply and Estate Infrastructure Development and General Secretary of the Ceylon Workers Congress Jeevan Thondaman, Leader of the CWC and Eastern Province Governor Senthil Thondaman and Ministers Nimal Siripala de Silva, Keheliya Rambukwella, Douglas Devananda, Mahinda Amaraweera, Nasir Ahmed, Manusha Nanayakkara, Members of Parliament Wajira Abeywardena, Mahindananda Aluthgamage, C.B. Ratnayake, Postmaster General S. R. W. M. R. P. Satkumara and Mr. Arumugam Thondaman’s family members were present on this occasion.