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Anagarika commemorated today

Kurunegala District UNP Parliamentarian and Buddhasasana Minister Gamini Jayawickrama Perera told the Daily News yesterday that his Ministry has made arrangements to commemorate the 154th Birth Anniversary of Sirimath Anagarika Dharmapala under the patronage of President Maithripala Sirisena at the BMICH today (17).

The Minister said that this national hero had rendered yeoman service to Sri Lankans to foster Buddhism and Buddhist values and culture.

He pioneered the revival of Buddha Gaya in India as a sacred site of pilgrimage for Buddhists the world over, the Minister said


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