Candlelight memorial for AIDS patients

Thiruvananthapuram: Hundreds of candles will be lit at 7 p.m. Sunday at the Gandhi Park on the occasion of the 26th International AIDS Candlelight Memorial in memory of those who died of AIDS and to express solidarity with those who are battling the infection.

The global event, an initiative of Global Health Council, is observed on the third Sunday of May every year since 1983.

The theme for this year’s event is “Together, we are the solution.” — Staff Reporter

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