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The national oil anointing ceremony will take place tomorrow (16th April) at 10.16 am at Attanagalla Purana Raja Maha Viharaya, under the patronage of Speaker Karu Jayasuriya and Health Minister Dr. Rajitha Senaratne, the Government news portal announced today.

The ceremony is jointly organized by the Health Ministry, Indigenous Medicine Ministry and the Department of Ayurveda.

Oil anointing is one of the key traditions of the Sinhala and Tamil New Year.

The main objective of the festival is to promote health and to wish the people a long life.

  Comments - 4

  • WISE DONKEY Sunday, 15 April 2018 03:00 PM

    For the corrupt politicians the best oil to use is the engine oil...

    Shan Sunday, 15 April 2018 06:10 PM

    That is too good, kerosene oil is better

    Graham Sunday, 15 April 2018 03:40 PM

    Someone pls apply oil to Rajitha’s neck as he has a problem there...

    Gamarala Tuesday, 17 April 2018 12:06 PM

    When man is making preparations to go to Mars, we in Sri Lanka are having Nationl Oil annointing ceremonies. I see something a miss here."We are all born ignorant, but one must work hard to remain stupid".Benjamin Franklin


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