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19th November 2018 16:00:27 Hours

593 Brigade Assists ‘Katina’ in Nayaru

Troops of the 593 Brigade under the 59 Division assisted the annual Katina Pooja at the historic Gurukanda temple in the general area of Nayaru during 17-18 on the directions of the Commander, Security Forces - Mullaittivu (SF-MLT).

General Officer Commanding, 59 Division, Major General Ruwan Wanigasooriya and 593 Brigade Commander attended the ‘Sath Budu Pooja’ in the evening and the all-night Pirith Chanting at the temple premises.

Subsequently, the following morning (18) the Katina Perahera arrived at the temple and the series of Poojas culminated with the offer of ‘Heel Daana’ (breakfast) to 15 monks.