Colombo Telegraph

Event: Remembering Bala Tampoe

A Memorial Meeting For Bala Tampoe; A Veteran Sri Lankan Trade Unionist, Marxist Politician And Human Rights Defender/Lawyer

A memorial meeting for Bala Tampoe, organised by friends of Late Tampoe in the United Kingdom is scheduled to be held on May 23, 2015 which falls on the 93rd Birth Day of Bala. The venue of the meeting is STUDENT CENTRAL (ULU), MALET STREET, LONDON WC 1E 7HY – ROOM NO: 3E, THIRD FLOOR. The meeting will commence at 06.00 p.m.

Bala Tampoe

Speakers at the meeting among others will include Nathan Sivasambo (Academic and long-time associate of Bala), Sylvester Jayakody (Present General Secretary, Ceylon Mercantile, Industrial and General Workers Union – CMU), P. Rasayanagam ( Editor, Tamil Times, former active member of CMU and LSSP (R) and close associate of Bala Tampoe), Prins Gunaseker a (Former Member of Parliament, Sri Lanka), Nirmala Rajasingam (South Asia Solidarity Group), and Mohamed Marzook (Former Member of the Executive Committee, CMU).

Further information about the meeting can be obtained from –

Nathan Sivasambo – Chief Convenor – 020 7278 5232:

Senaka Weeraman – 07830 305 975:: Victor Cherubim – 07958522888

Marzook – 07940576701


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