Chief Incumbent of the Mirigama Minioluwa Vidyavasa Pirivena, Most Venerable Makkulawe Wimala Anunayaka Thero has been appointed as the Chief Prelate of the Ramanna Maha Nikaya.
General Secretary of the Ramanna Maha Nikaya Ven. Attanagne Sasanaratana Thero announced the decision today at a special meeting of the Ramanna Maha Nikaya.
Wimala Anu Nayaka Thero appointed as new Chief Prelate following the passing away of the Mahanayake of the Ramanna Maha Nikaya Most Venerable Napane Pemasiri Thero.
Pemasiri Thero passed away on November 17 at the age of 98 years while undergoing treatment at the Peradeniya Hospital.
The final rites of the late Pemasiri Thero to be held today,(Pushpakumara Mallawaarachchi)