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Making a difference

The Department of Hindu Religious and Cultural Affairs held a Thai Pongal Ceremony. They also distributed 29 textbooks to the Hindu Sunday School teachers and students at the Hindu Religious and Cultural Affairs Department premises recently.

Secretary to the Ministry of Buddhasasana, Religious and Cultural Affairs Prof. Kapila Gunawardene was present as the Chief Guest. He presented text books to the teachers and students.

Prime Minister’s Coordinator for Hindu Religious and Cultural Affairs Dr. Siva Shri Babu Sarma Kurukkal, retired Additional Secretary to the Ministry of Education Uduvai Thillai Nadaraja and All Ceylon Hindu Council Deputy Chairman Vidaik Kodi Selvar Dhanapala were present as special guests.

Director of the Department A Uma Mageswaran and Assistant Directors Karjin and Hemalojini Kumaran too graced the event.