Pirith ceremonies to bless Police personnel
IGP Jayantha Wickremaratne carrying the casket containing
the Relics of the Buddha followed by the Maha Sangha in a
Picture by Rukmal Gamage
All Police Stations in the country conducted Pirith ceremonies on
Saturday night and Alms Giving to the Maha Sangha yesterday to bless
Police personnel who sacrificed their lives and Police personnel who
were injured in the war.
On a concept of Inspector General of Police Jayantha Wickremaratne
the ceremonies were held countrywide yesterday.
The main ceremony was held in Colombo Police Welfare building, Pettah
with the participation of IGP Jayantha Wickremaratne, Colombo DIG H.M.
Herath, Colombo Central Senior SP Samaraweera and several other DIGs,
Senior SPs and other members of the Police division in Colombo.
Kelaniya University Chancellor Ven. Welimitiyawe Kusaladhamma Nayake
Thera administered Pansil.