Published on 02 February 2017
Written by SLBC admin
All arrangements have been made to celebrate Independence Day on solemn manner under the theme of establishing sustainable peace in the country. The main function will be held at the Galle Face green at 8.00am on the 4th of February. An all-night pirith chanting will be held in front of the Independence Monument tomorrow.
Alms giving is scheduled to be held at the Vajiraa-Ramaya of Bambalapitiya on the following day. Buddhists religious observances will be conducted at the Polwatte Dharma keerthiyarama temple in Kollupitiya. Hindu religious observations will take place at the Sri Ponnambalam Vaaneshwarar Kovil in Colombo 13. The Islamic religious observances will be conducted at the Grand Mosque in Colombo 12 from 6 am on the independence day. The Catholic mass will be conducted at the St.Thresa’s Church, Thimbirigasyaya from 6.30 am.
A floral tribute will be laid to the statue of Mahamanya D.S.Senanayke at 7 am on the Independence day.