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Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe would be visiting the Sri Mookambika Temple at Kollur in Udupi, Karnataka on Saturday, the Hindu reported on Friday.

Quoting the Information Department, it said Mr. Wickremesinghe would arrive by helicopter from Bengaluru at Areshiroor near Kollur at around 11 a.m. He will then go to the Mookambika Temple guesthouse.

He will be given the traditional “purna kumbha” welcome at the entrance of the temple.

He will then participate in the “mangalarti” ritual at the temple. Later, he will participate in a “chandika homa” and offer the “purnahuti” at the “homa kunda” at around noon.

After lunch, he will leave by helicopter to Bengaluru at 1.30 p.m.

The Prime Minister’s wife, Maithree Wickremesinghe, and Deputy High Commissioner of Sri Lanka, V. Krishnamoorthy, would also accompany them.

Police said that there would be changes in the timings of darshan for people at the temple on Saturday.


  Comments - 9

  • ANTON Friday, 25 August 2017 01:13 PM


    ceylon Friday, 25 August 2017 01:16 PM

    srilankan politucs strongly influence by astrology. via DM Android App

    Tax Payer Friday, 25 August 2017 01:37 PM

    Yes, it will help him get over his troubles with the bond scam etc.

    Sincere Friday, 25 August 2017 01:55 PM

    His pre budget visit to deities.

    lkboy Friday, 25 August 2017 02:03 PM


    Kannan Friday, 25 August 2017 04:28 PM

    Keep the minorities in happy mood to face the next election.

    Citizen Friday, 25 August 2017 04:28 PM

    Seeking divine help won't help him now

    ctizen Friday, 25 August 2017 05:02 PM

    Isn't there some limit to public exhibition of religion which should be private. There is a judgment seat

    Dee Friday, 25 August 2017 10:02 PM

    Yes. Correct. Such as wearing rings on every finger.

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