Sajith to set up 25 Ranaviru Welfare Villages

Housing and Construction Minister Sajith Premadasa yesterday pledged to establish 25 Ranaviru Welfare Villages in all 25 districts.

According to the Minister, War Heroes who have no land of their own will be benefited through this project.

Minister Premadasa was speaking at a ceremony to hand over the keys of a new house worth 3.5 million to a visually impaired War Hero J.P.D Ravindra, at the Angulana ‘Sayurupura’ Housing Complex. The ceremony was held at the his Ministry in Sethsiripaya yesterday. War Hero, Staff Sergeant J.P.D Ravindra of the Gajaba Regiment (GR) lost his vision after a LTTE terrorist mortar explosion which also claimed several lives of his fellow comrades in Puthukkuddiyirippu. Staff Sergeant Ravindra is also the Vice Captain of the National Blind Cricket team and Captain of the blind cricket team of the Ranaviru Seva Sports Club. 

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