Hindus, Buddhists hold poojas at Kinniya hot springs | Daily News


Hindus, Buddhists hold poojas at Kinniya hot springs

Both Hindus and Buddhists held religious activities near the famous Kanniya hot springs in Trincomalee yesterday.

Hindu devotees performed the traditional Amavasa Pooja to worship the dead near remnants of a Hindu kovil at the premises, while Buddhist devotees led by Buddhist monks performed an Adhishtana Pooja near an ancient dageba at the premises.

Both the groups performed religious activities peacefully and the security in the area was tightened for the event.

Special Police teams had been deployed and anti-riot squad teams were placed in the vicinity ready to be deployed if needed.

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