Pix and story By M.A.P. Deen – Ampara
Kattankudy First Division Meera Jumma Grand Mosque and Hussainiya Mosque remembered one hundred and three Muslims of Kattankudy who were brutally massacred by terrorists while they were engaged in ‘Isha’ (night) prayers at Hussainiya Mosque recently at their 32nd Anniversary (Shuhada Day) in the presence of respected Ulamaas, Moulavies, religious dignitaries, and Trustees of Mosques, under the patronage of Chief Trustee of the Mosque, M. Sameem Hajee. Kattankudy Mohideen Metthaipperiya Jummah Mosque Chief Imam, Moulavi A.J.M. Ameen conducted special recital of ‘Duwa,’ while the Proprietor of Rise Sri Lanka, As-Sheikh A.B. Akram (Naleemi) delivered special ‘Bayan.’ These Muslims were killed on 3 August 1990.