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Paddy harvesting in Ampara begins

The harvesting of paddy cultivation in Thirukkovil in the Ampara District commenced symbolically on Saturday under the patronage of District Government Agent D.M.L. Bandaranayake at the Senaikkadu Paddy field along with a large number of farmers.

Thirukkovil Divisional Secretary T.Kajendran initiated the harvesting along with the Institute of Helasuwaya and the Agrarian Services Centre of Thirukkovil.

Chief Guest GA Bandaranakayake, Guest of honour Additional Government Agent V.Jegatheesan and other Heads of Agricultural and Agrarian Services Departments participated.

A special religious observance was conducted by Chief Priest of the Vinayagapuram Sri Sithivinayagar Aalayam Sivasiri Aaarumuga Kirupakarar.

Harvesting was carried out in traditional methods. Asst. Government Agent K.Sathisekaran and Asst. Director Planning M.Anoja were present.