Functions were held in Tangalle this morning to commemorate the late D.A. Rajapaksa.
The 43rd commemorative function of late D.A. Rajapaksa was held in Tangalle town this morning under the patronage of President Rajapaksa. Floral tributes were paid to the statue of the late leader by President Mahinda Rajapaksa, First Lady Shiranthi Rajapaksa, Speaker Chamal Rajapaksa, Parliamentarian Namal Rajapaksa, relatives, Ministers and Parliamentarians. A large number of people including school children were present. Thereafter a commemorative function was held at the Tangalle Town Hall. The Commemorative oration was delivered by senior lecturer of the Kelaniya University D.M. Ajith Dissanayake. The winners of the D.A. Rajapaksa Commemorative competition received prized and certificates. The President offered this year’s scholarships to university students and school children. A large number of Ministers and Parliamentarians participated in the occasion.