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A one-week period of national mourning was declared by the Government today to honour late Pandit W.D. Amaradeva. Last rites of Mr. Amaradeva would be held with full state honours on Saturday.

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  • no name Thursday, 03 November 2016 08:51 PM

    great person.

    DillonDP Thursday, 03 November 2016 08:53 PM

    I do respect your work sir, whilst saying that one week mourning is a little too long anyways what I feel its going to be one week of no liquor but kassipu

    IVJ Thursday, 03 November 2016 08:59 PM

    A great man, true ambassador of Sri Lanka and good human being is no more. Very sad period for Sri Lanka.

    APPU Friday, 04 November 2016 10:49 AM

    When I worked in Maldives as a teacher, I was told about Mr Amaradeva and national anthem. He is a great man. RIP

    Arjuna Thursday, 03 November 2016 09:33 PM

    This is good decision to pay our last rights to Pandith Amaradewa.

    German Jacob Thursday, 03 November 2016 09:55 PM

    Yes, very good.... its a good move.

    Desmond Jeromme Thursday, 03 November 2016 09:57 PM

    Yes we will have to respect

    Pnil Rannaya Thursday, 03 November 2016 10:00 PM

    Mourning for the majority while the presidential brat can go celebrate at casinos and creating trouble.

    Thirumurugan Friday, 04 November 2016 01:27 PM

    His name is famous in Maldives for composing their national anthem. He is a great man. RIP


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