Bharathi Day, an annual event conducted at Jaffna College to celebrate the life and work of Mahakavi Subramanya Bharathiyar, a revolutionary Tamil poet who lived in South India in the twentieth-century, was held on the 11th of September 2020 in Ottley Hall. The Rt. Rev. Dr. Daniel Thiagarajah, the Bishop of the Jaffna Diocese of the Church of South India and Chairman of the Board of Directors of Jaffna College, graced the occasion as its Chief Guest. Songs composed by Bharathiyar were sung at the event by the students of Jaffna College. The students of the College also brought out their talents in dancing, debating, and oratory at this event.