Memory Lane - Name the persons sitting in the front row

Reminiscence is something we all do and the older we get the more likely we are to fall back on our memories. The attached photo was taken on the eve of Mr Mariyanayagam leaving for Nigeria.

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Standing (L to R) S.Kathirgamathamby, A. Sabaratnam, T. A. Vethanayagam, V. Ambalavananathan, M Victor Philip, T. Sundaralingam, C. Stanislaus, S. A. E. Ratnarajah, S. Anthonimuthu, S. Elias, M. Nadarajah, G. Nicholas, V. B. Rajaratnam, C. M. Joseph

Can you guess the year of this photo taken and name the persons with their initials sitting in the front row?

Please bring the answer to the Reunion Dinner on the 19th December 2009 in a sealed envelope enclosing your details.

A handsome award is awaiting the luckiest person.