The 98th birthday commemoration of founder of the Ceylon Workers’ congress the late Saumyamurthi Thondaman was held in Hatton.
The function started with paying floral tributes to the statue of the late Mr. Thondaman. Religious observations were also held at the Hindu Kovil at Ramboda.
Prime Minister D.M. Jayaratne who participated in the commemoration function held in the Hatton town said that the Late Mr. Thondaman rendered much service to the population in the plantation sector. A large number of people including Minister Arumugam Thondaman were present.