Manju Wanniarachchi who won a Gold Medal at the Commonwealth Games is being felicitated in Kandy.
Many people gathered at the Gatambe Urban Grounds to welcome Manju Wanniarachchi who arrived in a special Air Force plane. Prime Minister D.M. Jayaratne and Ministers Keheliya Rambukwella and C.B. Ratnayake were present.
Governor of the Central Province Tikiri Kobbekaduwa and Chief Minister Sarath Ekanayake also participated. Thereafter Manju Wanniarachchi was escorted to Kandy in a Motorcade.
The public and the students who had gathered by the road side cheered in appreciation. The main function is being held at Vidyartha College in Kandy.