Candlelight Vigil in memoriam of Lasantha Wickrematunge
One year on: Candle light vigil was held to remember Late Lasantha Wickrematunge. His first death anniversary was observed with flowers, lights and prayers. Journalists, Academics and Human Rights Activists gathered on January 8th 2010 at the Alexandra Place Roundabout to light a candle and remember the Former Editor of the Sunday Leader Lasantha Wickrematunge.
He was brutally killed in broad daylight while driving to his office on January 8th 2009.
Portrait of Lasantha Wickrematunge at the venue of the vigil
Flame is protected carefully by palms
Office traffic passed by Alexandra Place
We too love our country;Light a lamp for Democracy
Arthur Wamanan and Dilrukshi Handunetti are seen paying tribute their late Editor
People gathered to pay tribute
He is remembered with lights
"Life is Eternal" felt many
Colleagues remembered him with tears
Candles are placed on the pavement of Alexandra Place in front of Lasantha Wickrematunge's portrait
Sunset in Alexandra Place