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16th January 2018 13:19:25 Hours

66 Division Troops Play Cricket with Jayapuram Civilians on 'Thaipongal Day'

Troops of the 2 (V) Sri Lanka National Guard (SLNG) of the 66 Division under the Security Force Headquarters – Kilinochchi (SFHQ-KLN) organized a friendly cricket tournament and a musical programme in Jayapuram area to coincide with the Thaipongal festival on Sunday (14).

On the instructions of the General Officer Commanding (GOC), 66 Division, Major General Duminda Keppetiwalana, Brigadier Subhashana Welikala, 663 Brigade Commander took the lead organizing this friendly initiative.

Four Cricket teams representing nearby villages participated in the cricket tournament. Jayapurama cricket team won the trophy.

A musical show in the same evening, held at the public playgrounds in Jayapuram entertained the gathering to the music provided by the 2 (V) SLNG beat band.