Sri Lanka Army

Defender of the Nation

06th June 2023 17:30:12 Hours

16 SLSR Troops Provide Free Food to Civilians on ‘Poson’ Day

Troops of the 16 Sri Lanka Sinha Regiment (SLSR) under the 561 Infantry Brigade of the 56 Infantry Division under command to the Security Force Headquarters - Wanni held a free eatery (Rice Dansela) on Poson Poya day (3 June) at Kanagarayankulam in Vavuniya.

Troops in addition decorated the area by putting up a ‘Mihintala’ replica and many colourful lanterns.

More than 2000 civilians of the area enjoyed the ‘Dansela’ food varieties during the evening and enthusiastically watched those decorations.

The General Officer Commanding, 56 Infantry Division, together with the Brigade Commander of the 561 Infantry Brigade, Senior Officers and Officers participated in the inaugural ceremony.