21 years have passed since the massacre of Islam devotees at the Kattankudi Mosque by the tiger terrorists.
It was on August 03rd 1990 that the ruthless LTTE terrorists massacred 103 Islamic devotees who were engaged in prayers at the Meera Jumma Mosque and Hussainia Mosque in Kattankudi. Another 268 sustained critical injuries in these attacks. Special prayers were offered at Kattankudi Mosques for those killed in these attacks. The distribution of dry rations among the low income in addition to uniforms among school children also took place on this occasion. White flags were put up throughout the town.