|Daya Master surrenders|
|Wednesday, 22 April 2009|
Former LTTE media spokesman and media coordinator Daya Master has just surrendered to the army along with George, the translator of former political head Thamilchelvan, military sources confirmed. They had reportedly come to the cleared areas along with fleeing civilians.
Daya Master alias Velayutham Thayanithi, born on 3rd March 1956, is one of the senior members of the Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam and a former media spokesman and coordinator. He is from Thambasiddy, Puloly West, Point Pedro, a region in Vadamaradchy.
He started life as a private tutor in English language and was running a private tuition centre in Puloly.
As he developed a good command in English language and was a popular language tutor in Vadamaradchy, he was called Thaya (Daya) Master.
While he was in Point Pedro, he had established contacts with the Tiger movement. Tigers began to recognize him as one of their strong supporters. They gradually took him into their fold.
|Last Updated ( Wednesday, 22 April 2009 )|
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