Anagarika Dharmapala’s 154th birth anniversary | Daily News

Anagarika Dharmapala’s 154th birth anniversary

Most Ven. Abewela Pagnnasara Thera handing the the certificate to Dr. Consy Perera. Picture by Saman Sri Wedage.
Most Ven. Abewela Pagnnasara Thera handing the the certificate to Dr. Consy Perera. Picture by Saman Sri Wedage.

The 154th birth anniversary of Anagarika Dharmapala, pioneer of the Independence Movement, as well as the 48th anniversary celebrations of the Dampal Foundation, were held recently at the Homagama temple, under the patronage of the Maha Sangha.

Dr. Consy Perera was awarded the Deshabhimani Lankathilake honourary title by Shyamopali Chapter Uva Sector Chief Prelate Most Ven. Abewela Pagnnasara Thera at the ceremony.

Dampal Foundation Founder Jayantha Sumanasekara was also present. A foundation stone to build a statue of Sri Dharmapala was also laid at a cost of Rs.150, 000 at the event. 


 

Add new comment