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National Oil-anointing Ceremony held

Health Minister Dr. Rajitha Senaratne anointing oil on an elephant.
Health Minister Dr. Rajitha Senaratne anointing oil on an elephant.

The National Oil-anointing Ceremony was held on Wednesday at 7.40am at the Sri Subodhirajarama Vihara premises in Bombuwala, Kalutara, under the patronage of Health Minister Dr. Rajitha Senaratne.

The event was organised by the Health Ministry and the Ayurveda Department and the religious rites were conducted by Ven. Halwathure Assaji Thera.

Minister Dr. Senratne said the National Oil-anointing Ceremony is a key event of the Sinhala and Tamil New Year.


 

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