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Marriage Registrar marks 39th birthday with 39 registrations

An elderly couple registering their marriage before Marriage Registrar Sumeda Rathnapala.
An elderly couple registering their marriage before Marriage Registrar Sumeda Rathnapala.

A Marriage Registrar, in Yatiyantota, celebrated his 39th birthday by registering the marriages of 39 couples who lived together without being married.

Korale Thuna and Pahatha Bulathgama Marriage Registrar T. V. Sumeda Rathnapala celebrated his birthday by registering couples even in the age of 70 years and had grandchildren.

Some were couples who had not felt the need for a marriage certificate while others had other reasons.

The Marriage Registrar also arranged a feast for the newly wedded couples. He said due to these marriages, many social problems had come to an end.

He added that there were many such couples in the country living without marrying.

Kegalle District Secretary Chandrasiri Bandara, District Registrar Hasala Sahasiri former Minister Ranjith Siyambalapitiya, H. R. Mithrapala, and MP Sujith Sanjaya participated in the event.

 


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