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Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe yesterday assured that the annual Esala Perahara will be held on a grand scale this year.

Mr. Wickremesinghe said in a special statement that he will have a dialogue with Venerable Mahanayaka Theras of Malwathu, Asgiriya chapters and Diyawadana Nilame on the matter.

The Prime Minister said in a special statement that it was possible for Poson was held on a grand scale this year compared to past years. He said Poson was held on a grand scale in the areas which it is not held in large scale usually. The Prime Minister said both principles Amisa and Prathipathi Poojas were followed in commemorating Poson this year.

He thanked the Maha Sangha, ministers, security personnel, police and others who helped in holding Poson on a grand scale this year.


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  • Anu Wednesday, 19 June 2019 08:19 AM

    Well PM, Good Job! But, don't expect us to vote for UNP.

    Ronie Bugger Wednesday, 19 June 2019 08:39 AM

    Wesak and Poson was too close after Easter Sunday. Esala is quite far from these events and gives enough time for anyone to recoup for another spectacular attack so don't speak too soon. There are elephants too to consider.

    Nipuna Perera Wednesday, 19 June 2019 08:45 AM

    As the general public, we see no value but utterly disappointed to learn your window dressing approaches for solving problems in the country. Stop dramas and expidite to establish one legal and education system in the country .The same has been emphasized by Mahanayaka Thero recently.

    Man Wednesday, 19 June 2019 09:56 AM

    With the bond scam money or with the forfeited wealth of ISIS ?

    BuffaloaCitizen Wednesday, 19 June 2019 10:16 AM

    Having Perahara's

    Green Donkey Wednesday, 19 June 2019 10:23 AM

    But DONT expect us to vote for the UNP @ the next elections if you (RW) is its Leader !


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