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Nilanga Dela re-elected as Diyawadane Nilame

8 September 2015 11:43 am - 3     - {{hitsCtrl.values.hits}}

Acting Diyawadane Nilame Pradeep Nilanga Dela was today re-elected as Diyawadane Nilame of the Kandy Sri Dalada Maligawa with 205 votes at the election held at the Senkadagala Buddhist Centre, Hall.

 It was chaired by the Buddhist Commissioner.

The other two contestants -- the Sri Natha Devale Basnayaka Nilame Gayan Heenkenda obtained 53 votes while former Diyawadana Nilame Neranjan Wijeratne obtained 31 votes.

The Diyawadana Nilame is elected for a period of ten years.

The Mahanayake Theras of the Malwatte and Asgiriya chapters, the male Pradeshiya Secretaries and custodians of ancient Vihares, Basnayaka Nilames of Devales in the Kandyan Region extending to 16 districts from Vavuniya in the North to Galle in the South and Puttalam in the West to Ampara in the east voted in the today’s election. (Nadeeka Daya Bandara, L.B. Senaratne)

Pix by Nadeeka Daya Bandara


  Comments - 3

  • modal Wednesday, 09 September 2015 05:50 PM

    10 years ? careful dont give future presidents any ideas

    lkboy Wednesday, 09 September 2015 09:50 AM

    for 10 years? Omg!

    upali Wednesday, 09 September 2015 10:56 AM

    Beware of Yahapalanaya, they might accuse you for misappropriation of Gold in Dalada Maligawa.

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