Depositing treasures at Square Chamber of Sandahiru Seya

The ceremony for the depositing of treasures at the Square Chamber of the Sandahiru Seya was held yesterday with the patronage of Defence Secretary Gen (Retd) Kamal Gunaratne amidst the blessings of the Maha Sangha. The construction of the Stupa began on November 11, 2010, on a concept of the then President and incumbent Prime Minister Mahinda Rajapaksa, in memory of all war heroes who sacrificed their lives to save the country from the 30-year long LTTE terrorism and in remembrance of the war victory in 2009. Minister S.M. Chandrasena, several political representatives, the IGP and the Tri-Force Commanders also participated. Picture by Sulochana Gamage.

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