Gathering of all religious people and honouring the elders was arranged by HUDEC-Caritas Jaffna at Vannarponnai Muslim Mixed School on 25-03-2017.  Elders’ group president Mr. S. Sivagnanam presided the event.

150 elders participated in this event.  They were welcomed with bouquet by the children in a procession. Mr. P. Thayananthan, Jaffna Divisional Secretary was the Chief Guest.  Revd. Fr. Eugene Francis, Director of HUDEC-Caritas Jaffna and other religious leaders also participated.

Mr. S. Sivagnanam, President Elders Group and Mr. Meeran Sahip Hamsa, Treasurer Elders Group were honoured with Golden Shawl by Rev. Fr. Eugene Francis.  Mr. Mariyathas Rasakili was honoured with Golden Shawl by Mr. P. Thayananthan.  Mr. Arunthamil selvan and Mr. Josephbala also were honoured for their valuable services to the society.