Twin brothers promoted as Majors General together

10 September 2018 04:20 am - 5     - {{hitsCtrl.values.hits}}

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A historic event occurred in the Sri Lanka Army on Thursday (6) as the Seneviratne brothers, who are twins and joined the Army on a same day, were promoted to the rank of Major General, again on the same day.

The twins, Majors General Puraka and Jayantha Seneviratne, had held different positions in the military during their career

According to Army Media spokesman Brigadier Sumith Atapattu, this is the first time that twins were promoted to the post of major general on the same date after being recruited to the army on the same date.

Jayantha and Puraka who were born on September 6, 1965 at the Ratnapura General Hospital to Janaseeha Seneviratne and Leela Seneviratne.

They had been a part of Army operations ‘ Balavegaya 1’ and ‘ Vanni Wikrama’ and had served in operation areas at the height of war, according to the army.

Army Commander Lieutenant General Mahesh Senanayake had recommended these two brothers for promotions to President Maithripala Sirisena.  (Indika Ramanayake)

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  • Unchikun Monday, 10 September 2018 09:55 AM

    Sri Lanka, a country by the brothers, for the brother and to the brothers. Nice!

    Observer Monday, 10 September 2018 10:26 AM

    Congratulations !But the article itself is funny! How obvious is that the twins are born on the same day haha"The Army said that the event became even more significant as the twins celebrated their 53rd birthdays also on the same day."

    Shaa Monday, 10 September 2018 02:49 PM

    well, that means you didn't understand the article.the article says they both were promoted on their birthday (September 6) SAME DATE

    AneHuke Monday, 10 September 2018 02:53 PM

    Couldn't it be that they were promoted on the day they were celebrating their 53rd birthday. Sometimes there are many perspectives.

    lankan Monday, 10 September 2018 10:40 AM

    one of the few honorable brothers of sri lanka. god bless you both and your family. also my belated birthday wishes to you both.


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