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No decision to ban pandals on Vesak poya day - Govt

31 March 2018 03:30 pm - 9     - {{hitsCtrl.values.hits}}

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The government has not taken a policy decision to ban the conduct of ‘Dansalas’ and the display of Vesak pandals in view of Vesak, the Information Department said in a statement. 

The statement said there was no barrier for any citizen to do so as he wishes in view of Vesak. The statement said Subject Minister Gamini Jayawickrama Perera only stressed the point that it would be appropriate for devotees to focus on ‘Pratipatti Pooja’ instead of ‘Amisa Pooja’ on Poya Day.

  Comments - 9

  • EF Saturday, 31 March 2018 03:53 PM

    WEAK WEAK WEAK...nothing good is implemented

    Dee Saturday, 31 March 2018 03:56 PM

    Good thought. I shall refrain from seeing any pandal. Shall contribute to any temple wishing to show religious movie. Definitely won't contribute a cent towards pandals.

    Samayang Saturday, 31 March 2018 03:59 PM

    There is no smoke without fire. first perahera elephants m harassment of monks and now this. It is obvious as to what is intended

    Sunil Saturday, 31 March 2018 04:09 PM

    Stupid politicians should learn to keep their mouths shut. Every time they open their mouths SL becomes the laughing stock of the world.

    Saman Saturday, 31 March 2018 05:40 PM

    Government sponsored Christmas trees on Christmas and ban pandals on Wesak, is it fair? Why this sudden change.. those pandals not going to represent "Bond Scam" jathaka Kathawasthuwa anywhere so government should not worry. .

    Johan Saturday, 31 March 2018 05:41 PM

    wimal weerawansa does not know any poojas he knows only criminal activities and inducing the masses against the government.because he was in jvp previously.

    RD Saturday, 31 March 2018 06:33 PM

    This is the biggest weakness of Democracy - listening to everyone

    krishan54@gmail.com Sunday, 01 April 2018 12:53 PM

    Good thing. Atleast ordinary citizens have some fun and our artist have some stage to show their talent.

    A.N.G. Oliya Sunday, 01 April 2018 10:14 PM

    Good news that he was just chased away from Kovil in India


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