The Sunday Leader

An Eye Witness Account Of The Day When The Jaffna Library Was Burnt

By Dilip Kumar Excerpts: (Dilip Kumar was, when these events took place, a senior student at St. Johns College in Jaffna. He is now a resident of Scarborough, Canada.) Day One 6.00 am One the morning of 1st July 1981, I woke up early and got ready to attend an accountancy class scheduled for 6 [...]

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