G. Yogasangari

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Honourable
G. Yogasangari
MP
Member of the Sri Lanka Parliament
for Jaffna District
In office
1989–1990
Succeeded by K. Srinivasan
Personal details
Died 19 June 1990(1990-06-19)
Kodambakam, Madras, India
Political party Eelam People's Revolutionary Liberation Front
Ethnicity Sri Lankan Tamil

Veerasingam Ganeshasangari Yogasangari (died 19 June 1990) was a Sri Lankan Tamil militant, politician and Member of Parliament.

Yogasangari was the son of V. Ganeshasangaree, brother of Tamil United Liberation Front politician V. Anandasangaree.[1]

Yogasangari contested the 1989 parliamentary election as one of the Eelam People's Revolutionary Liberation Front's candidates in Jaffna District and was elected to Parliament.[2]

Yogasangari and other senior members of the EPRLF were assassinated on 19 June 1990 in Kodambakam, Madras, India.[3][4] The assassination was blamed on the rival rebel Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam.[5][6]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Jeyaraj, D. B. S. (15 June 2008). "Last TULF Leader standing: Sangaree at 75". The Nation (Sri Lanka). 
  2. ^ "Result of Parliamentary General Election 1989" (PDF). Department of Elections, Sri Lanka. 
  3. ^ Parthasarathy, R. (15 July 1990). "A Massacre in Madras" (PDF). Tamil Times IX (8): 9. ISSN 0266-4488. 
  4. ^ Rajasingham, K. T. "Chapter 44: Eelam war - again". Sri Lanka: The Untold Story. 
  5. ^ Jeyaraj, D. B. S. (16 March 2008). "Assassinating Tamil Parliamentarians: The unceasing waves". The Nation (Sri Lanka). 
  6. ^ Subramanian, T. S. (14 August 1999). "Chronicle of murders". Frontline 16 (17). ISSN 0970-1710.