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IGP's long wait at Sri Dalada Maligawa

2018-01-02 03:27:08
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Police Chief Pujith Jayasundara had to wait for a long time at the special guests gate leading to the special closet in the first floor where the Sacred Tooth Relic is deposited when he visited the Sri Dalada Maligawa to pay homage during the New Year.

The IGP who was dressed in a white sarong and a white long sleeved shirt carrying a tray of flowers had to wait there to enter the special closet as the gate was not opened.

After some time, he was able to enter and pay homage when the gate was opened. (J.A.L.Jayasinghe and Chandana Uduwawala)


  Comments - 15

  • Unchikun Tuesday, 2 January 2018 09:36

    Lord Buddha was a greatest socialist the world has seen. So why these VIP gates?

    Reply : 4       144

    BuffaloaCitizen Tuesday, 2 January 2018 13:47

    The Dhamma is twisted to meet the agendas of priests.

    Reply : 7       61

    Jagath Leanage Tuesday, 2 January 2018 09:40

    He is the head of law enforcement . So why special privilege to him ?

    Reply : 5       109

    ANTON Tuesday, 2 January 2018 09:41

    SPECIAL GATES TO SRILANKAN TEMPLES, BUT THERE ARE NO SPECIAL GATES TO NIRVAANA.

    Reply : 5       172

    Srian Tuesday, 2 January 2018 10:17

    So true!!

    Reply : 4       80

    Lalith Perera Tuesday, 2 January 2018 15:05

    As a strong Catholic do you believe in Nirvana?

    Reply : 41       12

    Danuka Perera Wednesday, 3 January 2018 07:18

    Lalith Perera do you believe in talking snakes?

    Reply : 1       7

    Thilak Tuesday, 2 January 2018 09:57

    Seeking the divine intervention for another year maybe. Also Hon IGP please make your new year resolutions right by commiting that ull never answer phones calls in front of media and never cry in front of the public.

    Reply : 0       48

    Eraj Tuesday, 2 January 2018 10:20

    The special gate will lead to discrimination.

    Reply : 1       49

    Nuwan Tuesday, 2 January 2018 10:41

    The common man in this land is waiting in the queues everyday.. what mores....

    Reply : 1       58

    Lumbini Tuesday, 2 January 2018 12:12

    I don't think Lord Buddha had a VIP gate at his Jethawanaraama for privileged people.

    Reply : 1       59

    amaraweera Tuesday, 2 January 2018 12:24

    Sacred relics should be protected but all should be able to see and pay respects the sacred relics. When the Buddha was alive there were no security guards except Ven. Ananda Thero.

    Reply : 3       42

    Lankaputha Tuesday, 2 January 2018 13:18

    There is no VIP in front of GOD. I am glad he waited for his turn and only the people make them important . He seems to be a Good man.

    Reply : 9       18

    Gobbaya Tuesday, 2 January 2018 15:02

    Did he search for the door operator....for a hammering

    Reply : 2       23

    Anonomous Tuesday, 2 January 2018 15:08

    Why is this news? Does the daily mirror not have anything better to report?

    Reply : 4       45

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