Aug 22, 2017

Evening Pooja under police protection (Update)

The evening Pooja of the historic Ruhunu Kataragama Maha Devale was performed under special police protection following disturbances at dawn today (22).

Rival parties to the incident – the top caretaker of the Devale and Basnayake Nilame D.B. Kumarage – have filed separate complaints with the police.

The Buddhist affairs commissioner too, is conducting a special investigation.