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17th October 2021 09:18:59 Hours

Now, 11 GW Troops Vest One More New House in Another Family in Nedunkerni

11 Gemunu Watch troops of the 623 Brigade serving under the 62 Division of the Security Force HQ-Wanni on account of the Army Day (10 October) built one more house for a needy family in Nedunkerni area and vested it in the beneficiary during a simple ceremony on Sunday (10).

‘Dowels’ Doctors’ Welfare Association’s President in Kandy, Business entrepreneur, Mr Nalinda Dissanayaka, Mr. Dileep Jayakody, Veheratenna Metal Crushers Pvt Ltd owner, Captain Laxman (Rtd), Mr Ranjula, All Officers and Other Ranks in 11 Gemunu Watch financially contributed to the worthy cause at the request of Major General Upali Gunasekara, General Officer Commanding, 62 Division under the guidance of the Wanni Commander.

The house for the beneficiary, Mrs P Wijendrani and her family in Maruthodai, Nedunkerni was constructed by troops of the 11 Gemunu Watch under the supervision of the Commanding Officer, Lieutenant Colonel Prasad Karunaratna under the guidance of Brigadier Rohan Medagoda, Commander, 623 Brigade, 62 Division’s GOC and the Wanni Commander as one more community project of the Wanni SFHQ-Wanni.

Representatives of the donors, Regional Forest Officer, Nedunkerni, Project Engineer - MAGA, OIC Nedunkerni Police Station, OIC Puliyankulam Police Station and several community leaders also took part in the event.

During the warming ceremony, General Officer Commanding of the 62 Division, planted few saplings in the compound and gifted several household items too, including furniture.