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Uththama Pooja- Honouring The Fallen (Photos)

Oct 14, 2010 7:10:03 AM - thesundayleader.lk

Army personnel who sacrificed their lives during the war were honoured in a special ceremony, named “Uththama Pooja” this morning. The personnel were posthumously awarded medals for their bravery. The event was held at the Panagoda army camp, and Defense Secretary Gotabhaya Rajapaksa was in attendance.

Photos show the ceremony, including some wives of fallen soldiers receiving their medals from Gotabhaya Rajapaksa. DSC_0808 DSC_0737 DSC_0725 DSC_0720 DSC_0693 DSC_0664 DSC_0635