About

To pay honour the soldiers who fought against LTTE

Troops of Army Task Force 1 have entered LTTE bastion at Ponneryn on 15th of November at about 6.30 a.m scoring the greatest feat against terrorist in their courageous march along the northwestern coast of the Island.

Infantrymen of 12 Gamunu Watch (12 GW) and 10 Gajaba Regiment (10 GR) successfully negotiated the great marshlands south of Pooneryn last night , and cut off the Pooneryn- Paranthan road (B-69) close to Nallur before dawn today. Troops then marched about 10 Km along the B-69 and entered into the Pooneryn town , where the terrorists have their last bastion on the West coast.

Milestones achieved after capturing POONERYN :
=============================

15th November 2008 - capturing of Pooneryn and A-32 road

17th November 2008 - capturing of Mankulam

20th November 2008 - capturing of Muhamalai & Kilai forward defence lines

25th november 2008 - capturing of Olumadu

1st December 2008 - capturing of Kokavil

4th December 2008 - capturing of Puliyan kulam

Achievements of the cause :
==================

Cause started on 17th November 2008

100 members - in just 13 hours
250 members - in just 23 hours
270 members - in just 24 hours
500 members - in just 47 1/2 hours
750 members - in 69 hours
795 members - in 3 days (72 Hours)
1000 members - in 3 days and 18 1/2 hours
1104 members - in 4 days (96 hours)
2000 members - in 7 days and 17 hours :)
2278 members - in 9 days
2500 members - 10 days and 12 hours
3250 members - 16 days and 21 hours

1. We survive here because of our brave soldiers

2. We have to protect the brave sons who protected our mother land.

3. We should honour them whithout hesitation