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Ven. Pelatiyawe Dewamiththalankara Thera passes away

President of Sri Lanka Podujana Peramuna (SLPP) Bhikkhu Bala Mandalaya Ven. Pelatiyawe Dewamiththalankara Thera passed away in an accident on Dimbulagala–Soruwila road on Thursday night.

The Thera resided at the Dimbulagala monastery and was the convener of Pulathisi Pevadi Sanvidanaya.

The Thera sustained serious injuries when the car he was travelling in skidded off the road and crashed into a tree on the Dimbulagala –Soruwila road. The Thera was pronounced dead after admitting to the Manampitiya District Hospital. Police said the accident occurred when the Thera was heading for Soruwila to attend a religious ceremony

The Thera was 36. The injured have been admitted to the Pollonnaruwa General Hospital.


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