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Gunadasa Liyanage’s 22nd death anniversary

Religious ceremonies and an almsgiving will be held on March 12, to mark the 22nd death anniversary of veteran journalist Gunadasa Liyanage.

The religious ceremonies will take place at the Kottawa Aranya, Divalakada Sri Keththaaramaya, Bulathsinghala and Kotte Raja Maha Viharaya.

Liyanage had served as the editor of a number of Sinhala newspapers, magazines and other publications. There will be a commemorative meeting on April 2 in honour of Gunadasa Liyanage and Chandralatha Liyanage at the Public Library Auditorium, Colombo, organised by the Gunadasa Liyanage Foundation.

Ven. Induragare Dhammarathana Nayaka Thera, Dr. Gunadasa Amarasekera, Professors JB Dissanayake, Sunanda Mahendra and journalist Lalith de Silva are due to address the meeting.

Songs will be sung by T.M. Jayarathne, Nihal Nelson, Karunarathne Divulgane, Deepika Priyadharshani Peiris, Dayan Vitharana, Krishantha Erandaka and Iliyas Mohideen Beg.

Ministers Dinesh Gunawardene, Bandula Gunawardene and Dulas Alahapperuma are also due to attend the meeting.

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