NDP commends Tamil Canadians for courage and determination at Tamil New Year

Canada’s New Democrat Party wished Tamils in Canada a happy and prosperous new year on Tuesday, commending them determination in the face of adversity.

In a statement on behalf of the NDP, Scarborough Rouge River MP, Rathika Sitsabaiesan said:

Rathika-Sitsabaiesan-2“I would like to recognize the outstanding contributions of the many Canadians of Tamil descent and commend them for their courage and determination in the face of adversity – values that all Canadians can learn from.”

“Puththaandu ungalukku magizhchiyaaga malara vaazhththukkal!” she added.

Full statement reproduced below:

“On behalf of New Democrats, I would like to wish all Tamils in Canada a happy and prosperous New Year.

“The New Year is a time for celebration with family and friends to reflect on the past year and celebrate opportunities to come.

“I would like to recognize the outstanding contributions of the many Canadians of Tamil descent and commend them for their courage and determination in the face of adversity – values that all Canadians can learn from.

“Once again, I wish you and your family and friends a peaceful and prosperous New Year!

“Puththaandu ungalukku magizhchiyaaga malara vaazhththukkal!”