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Indian Army Chief venerates Sri Dalada Maligawa

India’s Chief of Army Staff General Bipin Rawat paid a visit to the most Sacred Tooth Relic at the Sri Dalada Maligawa in Kandy yesterday. Major General Rukmal Dias, Commander, Security Forces – Central (SF-Cen) received the Indian Chief of Army Staff on the occasion.
India’s Chief of Army Staff General Bipin Rawat paid a visit to the most Sacred Tooth Relic at the Sri Dalada Maligawa in Kandy yesterday. Major General Rukmal Dias, Commander, Security Forces – Central (SF-Cen) received the Indian Chief of Army Staff on

India’s Chief of Army Staff General Bipin Rawat currently in Sri Lanka on a goodwill tour, received the spiritual blessings of the most Sacred Tooth Relic at the Sri Dalada Maligawa in Kandy yesterday.

On behalf of Army Commander Lt. Gen. Mahesh Senanayake, Major General Rukmal Dias, Commander, Security Forces – Central (SF-Cen) as the one in charge of the Kandy area, was on hand at the Kandy Dalada Maligawa premises to receive the Indian Chief of Army Staff and his delegation who arrived to pay homage to the Sacred Tooth Relic.

Major General Rukmal Dias, together with Ms Thanuja Dias and Brigadier Tissa Nanayakkara, General Officer Commanding the 11th Division and Major General Anura Sudasinghe, Liaison Officer, welcomed the Army Chief, his spouse and the delegation, before they were received by the Diyawadana Nilame.

The visiting Indian Chief of Army Staff made offerings to the Temple, together with his spouse, Ms Madhulika Rawat. The delegates also visited the Maligawa Chambers and were briefed about the conduct of the Annual Esala Perahera.

Ms Thanuja Dias welcomed the spouse of India’s Chief of Army Staff on arrival.


 

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