Thousands joined in an Adhitana Pooja – an Offering of Determination – to rally round the people on behalf of the motherland.
The Janapawura Foundation organized the Pooja and the Walk. Artistes as well as Scholars joined in the walk. They carried the Lion Flag. The Adhistana Pooja commenced at the Independence Square in Colombo with the conduct of religious ceremonies. Many artistes expressed their views on this occasion in the Sinhala, English and Tamil Languages.
The artistes rendered songs from the Independence Square symbolizing the determination of arraying the public for one aim. The artistes joined in the Adhistana Pooja sans caste, religion and political differences.