Ranasinghe Premadasa remembered: Twenty first death anniversary

Ranasinghe Premadasa remembered: Twenty first death anniversary

Written by Bella Dalima

01 May, 2014 | 7:31 pm

Today marks the twenty first death anniversary of the late President Ranasinghe Premadasa.

The main memorial event was held at the premises of the statue of the late President, in Hulftsdorp, Colombo. A gathering including religious leaders, members of the Premadasa family, politicians and party supporters graced the memorial event held on Thursday.

The memorial event commenced with religious observances conducted by the Anunayake of the Malwathu Chapter of the Siam Sect, Venerable Niyangoda Vijithasiri Thera.

Following the guard of honour by the three armed forces, the statue of late President Ranasinghe Premadasa was garlanded and floral tributes were paid.

Meanwhile, a Dhamma Deshanawa invoking blessings on the late President Ranasinghe Premadasa, was conducted in Sucharitha on Wednesday. The Dhamma Deshanawa was conducted by Venerable Bandarawela Amithananda Thera. A large gathering including members of the Premadasa family and prominent politicians graced the occasion.

 

 

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