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President issues condolence message over passing of CWC Leader

President Gotabaya Rajapaksa today issued a condolence message over the passing of Ceylon Workers Congress (CWC) Leader and Minister Arumugam Thondaman.

Thondaman (55) passed away yesterday (26) after he suffered a heart attack.

“He carried forward the mission pioneered by his illustrious grandfather Saumyamoorthi Thondaman and worked relentlessly to remove the grievances of upcountry tamil community,” Rajapaksa said in his message.