Written by Staff Writer
27 Jul, 2021 | 9:44 pm
COLOMBO (News1st): A special pooja was held in memory of the Capital Maharaja Group’s chairman Mr R. Rajamahendran in Germany yesterday.
The special pooja was held at the Sri Kamadchi Ampal Kovil in Germany’s city of Hamm. This is considered to be Europe’s largest Hindu Temple.
UN Volunteers Sri Lanka has expressed its condolences over the demise of Mr R. Rajamahendran, identifying him as a steadfast leader and pioneer in the business industry.
Air Force Spokesperson Group Captain Dushan Wijesinghe and the Directorate of Media at the Sri Lanka Air Force also expressed their sympathy over the demise of Mr R Rajamahendran.
Highways minister Johnston Fernando has expressed his sympathy over the passing of the Chairman of the Capital Maharaja Group Mr R. Rajamahendran, wishing him the supreme bliss of Nibbana.
Opposition parliamentarian Gayantha Karunathilake has also expressed his condolences over the demise of Mr. Rajamahendran.
In a statement, Karunathilake recalled the services Mr. Rajamahendran had rendered to the nation in ensuring media freedom and introducing the Right to Information Act, during Karunathilake’s tenure as the Minister of Mass Media.
Former Parliamentarian Navin Dissanayake, publishing a post on his Facebook page has said he is greatly saddened by the passing of Mr R. Rajamahendran.
In a statement, Shippers’ Academy Colombo said, Mr. Rajamahendran was a benevolent businessman who never wanted the limelight, and that his services to the country have uplifted many in different fields.
Environment minister Mahinda Amaraweera said Mr. Rajamahendran will be remembered as a fully-fledged businessman who served as a guiding light to those around him.
The Mawurata Organization said it identifies Mr. Rajamahendran as a pioneer in introducing the culture of free and balanced media to the country.
The Federation of Media Employees Trade Union said Mr. R. Rajamahendran had marked the beginning of a new chapter in Sri Lanka’s media industry.
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