Published on: October 24, 2022

Special Deepavali celebration under the patronage of the President, Prime Minister

A special Deepavali celebration was held at the Presidential Secretariat today (24) under the patronage of President Ranil Wickremesinghe and Prime Minister Dinesh Gunawardena.

This celebration organized by the Presidential Secretariat was held in a simple manner giving priority to Hindu rituals.

During this celebration, President Ranil Wickremesinghe extended his warm greetings to all Hindu devotees.

Ministers Douglas Devananda, Manusha Nanayakkara, Member of Parliament Mano Ganesan representing the Samagi Jana Balawegaya, Sagala Ratnayake, Senior Adviser to the President on National Security and Chief of Staff to the President, former Minister Akila Viraj Kariyawasam, Senior Adviser to the President, United National Party General Secretary former Minister Palitha Range Bandara, former Ministers Daya Gamage, Anoma Gamage, former Member of Parliament R.Yogaraja, Colombo Deputy Mayor A.M. Iqbal, Colombo Municipal Councilors Jayaraj Vishnuraj, Kanakaranjithan Branavan, Duminda Attigala, President of the Eksath Lakwanita Peramuna Shantini Kongahage, Presidential Trade Union Director General Saman Ratnapriya and several others were present on this occasion.


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