20th March 2020 10:31:41 Hours
One more new house for a needy family, built by troops of the 5 Sri Lanka National Guard of the 212 Brigade under the 21 Division of the Security Force HQ-Wanni in the general area of Katukeliyawa, Thanthirimale was vested in a helpless widow with children on Saturday (14 March) during a brief ceremony.
Dr Madushika Costa of Anuradhapura Hospital through the General Officer Commanding (GOC), 21 Division, Major General Vikum Liyanage consented to sponsor the entire construction, appreciative of the noble intention of the project. Major General Rohitha Dharmasiri, Commander, Security Forces - Wanni as the Chief Guest at the invitation of Major General Vikum Liyanage handed over the keys to the deserving family and opened it, together with the beneficiaries.
The newly-constructed house, comprised of all facilities, such as sitting area, dining room, bedrooms, washroom, kitchen, etc and got a drinking water facility too through an electric pump. On the same occasion, the beneficiary, Mrs Y.W Manora Kumari was gifted with essential household utensils, electric appliances and some furniture.
The brief ceremony, attended by the recipient's relatives, the donor, Officers and villagers saw house-warming rites and rituals performed in accordance with age-old traditions.