‘The late Soosaithasan was committed to win rights of Tamil people throughout his life’ – TNA leader

‘The late Soosaithasan was committed to win rights of Tamil people throughout his life’ – TNA leader

Opposition and TNA leader, R. Sampanthan in a condolence message on the death of former TULF Member of Parliament P. S. Soosaithasan said: “I have known the late Mr. Soosaithasan for a long time, and also had the opportunity to work with him closely during and after his tenure in Parliament.

“The late Mr. Soosaithasan was elected to Parliament in 1977 representing the Mannar electorate. He was a Chartered Accountant by profession holding high positions abroad with immense facilities, all of which he forsake to come to parliament in 1977 to serve the Tamil people.

“He was recognized for his proficiency and was appointed as the Chairman of the Public Accounts Committee of Parliament in 1977.

“The late Mr. Soosaithasan was a well-respected person and a person with the calibre to work with even those who held different views. He was very committed to winning the rights of the Tamil people throughout his life.

“The demise of Mr. Sooosaithasan is a great loss to the people of this country and especially to the Tamil people. At this time of sorrow and grief on behalf of both the Tamil National Alliance and the ITAK, I extend my deepest sympathies to Mrs. Soosaithasan his children and other family members.


 

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