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National oil anointing ceremony on April 17

The National oil anointing ceremony will be held on Wednesday April 17 at 7.40 am at the Sri Subodhirajarama Vihara premises in Bombuwala, Kalutara under the patronage of President Maithripala Sirisena and Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe.

The Health, Nutrition and Indigenous Medicine Ministry and the Ayurvedic Department have organised the ceremony.

Ven.Halwathure Assaji Thera will conduct religious activities during the ceremony. The National oil anointing ceremony is one of the key events of the Sinhala and Hindu New Year. It signifies the ensuring good health, he added.


 

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