'Road to Naandikadal'

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Rtd. Major General Kamal Gunarathne presented his memoirs titled ‘The Road to Naandikadal’ to former President Mahinda Rajapaksa and other distinguished guests at a book launching ceremony held at the P.De.S. Kularathne Hall at Ananda College yesterday.

The book is said to contain a detailed account of the last stages of the war in which Gunarathne led his division

defeating the Liberation of Tamil Tigers Eelam (LTTE). Former Secretary of Defense Gotabaya Rajapaksa was also present at the book launching ceremony.

Ven. Itthapane Dammalankara was presented the first copy of the book while the former President was presented the second.

Prof. Hiran Amarasekara, Prof. Rohan Gunarathne and Additional Solicitor General, President's Counsel Yasantha Kodagoda were also present at the ceremony. Major General Gunarathne retired from active military service last week.

The book is the third work of literature on the war and second on the part of the victorious military. Pix by Lahiru Harshana

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  • Ravi Wednesday, 07 September 2016 08:28 PM

    One time very close friend of MR

    johan Wednesday, 07 September 2016 10:20 PM

    SF says he defeated the LTTE, these people boast theydefeated the LTTE from an AC room in Colombo.

    Nadeeshani Wednesday, 07 September 2016 10:27 PM

    Hope all the Lankans will read the authentic account from a man from the ground zero.

    Great Fighter Thursday, 08 September 2016 03:41 AM

    All to BELIVE. Is he fighting or taking note for a publication to earn money....

    kausal silva Friday, 09 September 2016 04:50 AM

    Dont call this literature, HLDM and the self professed terrorism professor have written this crap to protect their masters the MARA and GOAT from prosecution

    Saman Thursday, 08 September 2016 05:03 AM

    It wasn't a single person but the entire military including those in AC rooms in Colombo.

    Sharon Thursday, 08 September 2016 05:26 AM

    Paw Anne!

    Labby Thursday, 08 September 2016 04:06 PM

    Where's the former first lady?


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