Two Basnayake Nilames elected | Daily News

Two Basnayake Nilames elected

An election was held on August 25 at the District Secretariat, Kurunegala under the patronage of Commissioner General of Buddhist Affairs to fill the two Nilame vacancies at the Ibbagamuwa-Kirindigolla “Sri Vishnu Devalaya “ and Rideegama-Jankure “Sri Vishnu Devalaya” under the provisions of Section 8 of Buddhist Temporal Act No.19 of 1931.

With the votes of eligible Divisional Secretaries and Nilames of certain Devalayas Anura Leuke, the Chairman and Managing Director of Sewana Group of Industries- Kandy was selected as the new Basnayake Nilame of “Kirindigolla Vishnu Devalaya” and Upendra Mahesh Wijerathne, the Chairman and Managing Director of Bitulink Group of Companies – Giriulla as the Basnayake Nilame of “Jankure Vishnu Devalaya–Rideegama.

 


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