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Train that met with disaster on Tsunami day arrives in Paraliya

Dec 26, 2010 3:58:03 AM - itnnews.lk

The train that met with disaster on the Tsunami day arrived in Paraliya after effecting the necessary repairs to its engine amidst chanting of Seth Pirith.

The train was operated to Paraliya to commemorate the people who lost their lives. Members of the Maha Sangha arrived in the train chanting Seth Pirith. The train that left the Fort railway station arrived in Paraliya at 9.20 am via Dehiwala, Ratmalana, Moratuwa, Panadura, Aluthgama, Ambalangoda and Hikkaduwa. Floral tributes were paid to the Tsunami memorial constructed at Paraliya by Ministers and Parliamentarians led by Senior Minister Piyasena Gamage. Parliamentarian Namal Rajapaksa and other representatives also participated. A large number of members of the Maha Sangha and local residents were present.