The inauguration events of the 200th College day celebrations of the Jaffna Central College, the first college to be established in the Northern Province, commenced yesterday, Saturday (01.08.2015), under the hegemony of the Principal of the College Mr. S.K.Ezhilventhan. At the outset, a special worship was held at the Jaffna Methodist Church.
Following the worship, events moved to Romaine Cook Hall, of the college. An old boy and an Olympian Dr.Nagalingam Edirveerasingam participated as the Chief Guest. The statue of the founder and a former principal, Rev. James Lynch
was garlanded by Dr.N.Edirveerasingam. Founder’s day oration was delivered by retired Librarian, K.Manivasagar. Several people participated in this event including the Deputy Principal, Vice Principals, students, Teachers, parents, members of the School Development Society, and old boys.