A special ceremony was held yesterday to commemorate the 16th death anniversary of Ossie Abeygunasekara, a veteran politician.
The special commemoration was held in Colombo. 16 years had passed since the death of Mr. Gunasekera. He was killed in terrorist bomb attack. He entered his political career as a member of the Sri Lanka Freedom Party. He was the founder of the Sri Lanka Mahajana Party. The commemoration ceremony commenced with the garlanding of his portrait by Speaker Chamal Rajapaksa, several Parliamentarians and family members includidng his wife Surangani Abeygunasekara. A book authored by Sanjeewika Samaratunge on the life of Ossie Abeygunasekara was also released at this function.