Torch of Hope rally to travel from Trincomalee towards Polonnaruwa

Torch of Hope rally to travel from Trincomalee towards Polonnaruwa

Torch of Hope rally to travel from Trincomalee towards Polonnaruwa

Written by Lahiru Fernando

20 Jul, 2016 | 1:28 pm

The Torch of Hope rally organised to support the athletes competing at the Rio Olympics continues on through its seventh day, travelling through Trincomalee towards Polonnaruwa today, July 20.

The rally commenced the journey this morning following religious observances at the Thirukoneswaram Kovil in Trincomalee, following Hindu religious observances to invoke blessings on the sportsmen and women who qualified for the Olympics.

Following the event, the Torch of Hope Motorcade commenced under the auspices of Eastern Province DIG Nimal Perera and Trincomalee Prisons Superintendent Prasad Hemantha.

Students from the Trincomalee Vigneshwara Maha Vidyalaya, and locals were present for the event.

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