Sri Lanka Army

Defender of the Nation

05th June 2023 19:32:45 Hours

11 GR Troops Hold Free ‘Poson’ Eatery for Civilians in Mulankavil

Sharing ‘Poson’ full moon day spirits with civilians, 11 (v) Gajaba Regiment (GR) troops of the 663 Infantry Brigade of the 66 Division under command to the Security Force Headquarters - Mullaittivu on ‘Poson Poya Day’ (3 June) held a free eatery (Dansela) and served free foods to passers-by and civilians in the general area of Mulankavil Junction in Pooneryn.

More than a thousand of civilians in the area enjoyed the hospitality of the troops and partook of those foods. In addition, 11 GR troops added colour to the day’s importance by decorating Mulankavil Junction with colourful lanterns and other ‘Poson’ decorations which mark the arrival of Arahant Mahinda in Mihintalawa.

The treat was organized with the blessings of the General Officer Commanding, 66 Infantry Division and the Brigade Commander, 663 Infantry Brigade.