SL's oldest parliamentarian celebrates 100th birthday
The oldest parliamentarian in Sri Lanka Daya T Pasqual celebrates his
100th birthday on June 9, 2012.
He represented Matugama constituency in Parliament for 21 consecutive
years from 1956 to 1977. The Daya T Pasqual Patriotic organisation has
arranged a felicitation ceremony at his Matugama residence, including an
alms-giving for 25 bhikkus on June 9.
The alms-giving will be followed by lunch for around 500 guests,
including his relatives, friends, and well-wishers. Also a number of
leading politicians representing Kalutara district would grace the
occasion. A meeting will also be held at 2.30 pm where Daya T Pasqual
would address the gathering. It would be followed by the speeches of
several invitees including politicians.