Guerilla poet stands guard as sentinel at Jaffna Fort

By D.B.S. Jeyaraj True tale of a Tamil Tigress-4 After joining the Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam (LTTE) formally the two friends Shenuka and Nirmala were lodged at the house of a widowed mother of three daughters by senior tiger leader Murali. This lady was an aunt of Bharathan Rajanayagam who was then in charge …

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Avatar of ‘Guerillee’ Shenuka: From SOLT activist to LTTE trainee

by D.B.S. Jeyaraj True tale of a ‘Tamil Tigress’ – 3 1987 was an eventful year in the modern history of Sri Lanka.It was the year of the Indo-Lanka accord signed by Indian Prime minister Rajiv Gandhi and Sri Lankan President Junius Richard Jayewardena on July 29th. It was in the aftermath of the accord …

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The “Flying Pigeon” Rider who sang “Una Paloma Blanca”

by D.B.S. Jeyaraj From Shenuka to Niromi:True Tale of a “Tamil Tigress”-2 Gaining acceptance for military training by the Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam(LTTE) organization and being inducted into the movement after a one to one meeting with tiger leader Veluppillai Prabhakaran was a great achievement for the author of “Tamil Tigress” at that juncture …

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From Shenuka to Niromi: True tale of a ‘Tamil Tigress’

by D.B.S. Jeyaraj “Tamil Tigress” is a 320 page book released this year by the Australia –based publishing house, Allen& Unwin. The book has a picture of an armed female guerilla fighter on the cover along with the strap line “My story as a child soldier in Sri Lanka’s bloody civil war”. It is written …

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