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Gallantry Awards were presented to soldiers of Sri Lanka Army at a ceremony held at the Panagoda army camp today. The Chief Guest of the ceremony was Army Commander Gen. Jagath Jayasuriya who presented awards to soldiers disabled during the war and families of soldiers who died during the 30 year long conflict. Pix by Pradeep Pathirana

Video by Pradeep Pathirana

  Comments - 12

  • Porky Pig Thursday, 25 July 2013 10:21 AM

    Come an election, the way song. Thanks we need a new tune. Dayasiri could do the singing.

    nalaka Thursday, 25 July 2013 10:23 AM

    SF ta hulang

    Porky Pig Thursday, 25 July 2013 11:14 AM

    Sorry the war song.

    DeSelva Thursday, 25 July 2013 11:19 AM

    for gods sake lets stop all this nonsense and move forward

    sss Thursday, 25 July 2013 11:36 AM

    while using memory of heroes for propaganda and personal gain, all types of corruption and law breaking is being done (by politicians and their in tow senior officers) which undermine the heroes' sacrifices

    Burampi Aathaa Thursday, 25 July 2013 12:50 PM

    Lest we forget!

    Jumbuli-jumba Thursday, 25 July 2013 01:24 PM

    Let's join hands with the entire nation to salute these war heroes!

    Ratavasiya Thursday, 25 July 2013 02:55 PM

    The general public knows who the real heros were during the war.

    Gemba Friday, 26 July 2013 06:29 AM

    How come I do not see any disabled officers in a wheel chair? Oh! I forgot , they were not "cannon fodder".

    Hoona Friday, 26 July 2013 02:36 PM

    “Only the dead have seen the end of war.”
    ― Plato

    Hoona Friday, 26 July 2013 02:40 PM

    A soldier will fight long and hard for a bit of colored ribbon.
    Napoleon Bonaparte

    Chuti Sunday, 28 July 2013 01:22 AM

    Too may Chiefs and very few 'indians'

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