Remembering “Nawam Raja”

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An alms giving was held today at Hunupitiya Gangarama temple in remembrance of the tusker “Nawam Raja” who served the Gangarama Temple for the last 25 years. Pix by Pradeep Dilrukshana






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  • Dias Thursday, 14 July 2011 09:03 AM

    Nawam Raja was far better then a humanbean

    Concerned Thursday, 14 July 2011 09:34 AM

    They remember ruwan raja with sucha devotion, but the man who shed blood and almost lost his life for the country and freed it from terrorism is lamenting in the jail today.Good thought for all to remember on this Navan Poya Day.

    Minister Thursday, 14 July 2011 09:31 AM

    What about the soldier who served the nation for almost 45 yrars?

    Oyage sudu kella Thursday, 14 July 2011 11:41 AM

    Aiyo...... Pissu hadena sanda !!!

    piyal Thursday, 14 July 2011 11:44 AM

    Good gesture what ever said
    and good to see reglious ceremony sans politicos
    virtueness naturally prevail

    ish Saturday, 13 August 2011 07:11 PM

    yeah .....we have to remembr nawam raja.......despite being an animal he have rendered a great service to this country,religion and culture......after rending this service it didnt go behind for the fame greedily...because fame came behind it..............and the man u r refeering also done a great service to country....the fame came behind him....but he ran behind of fame greedily...that the differece ...between this tusker and that man.....and thats why we remembering nawam raja even after its death ......


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