The Sri Lanka has launched many social programmes for the benefit of the Jaffna polity joining in the Maha Shivarathri Festival.
The Army has unveiled a special programme to uplift civilian life in Jaffna. In parallel, they have also launched many programmes for the benefit of the civilians commemorating Maha Shivarathri. Under the first stage, the handing over of milch cows to those who had undergone training in dairy farming took place today. School children received books. All these events took place under the guidance of the Jaffna Commander Major General Mahinda Hathurusinghe.