Tsunami anniversary in Tamil Nadu: Silent rallies, special prayers at coastal districts
26, Dec 2018, 3:47 PM
Chennai: This day (December 26) in 2004, tsunami swept away lives of thousands living in coastal areas like Nagapattinam, Chennai, Cuddalore, Velankanni and Poompuhar in Tamil Nadu. Over 4,000 people had lost their lives in the tragedy. People residing in the coastal districts of the state on Wednesday paid homage to those who lost their lives. Silent rallies, candlelight marches, special prayers and floral tributes were held. Some even poured milk into the sea to mark the 14th tsunami anniversary.