of Civilians Given Free Meals at Army Poson Dansala of
:: 2011-06-21 12:40:15 Hours]
To mark the Poson festival this year, soldiers of the 52
Division, with guidance of General Officer Commanding 52 Division
Brigadier Anura Sudhdasinghe, organized some Dansala and
provided free meals to thousands of people passing Point Pedro town,
Kodikamam and Chavakachcheri areas on 15th and 16th June.
Troops of 521 Brigade of Point Pedro served lunch for more than
4000 civilians. At the same time, Kodikamam-based 522 Brigade provided
meals nearly to 3500 civilians while over 3000 people enjoyed free
lunch at the Dansala of 523 Brigade troops at Chavakachcheri.
In addition to rice Dansala, they had made arrangements
to offer buns and herbal drinks with jaggery to all passers by in
the morning at the same place.
Meanwhile, soldiers of 52 Division Headquarters distributed 1000
lunch packets to civilians in front of their Headquarters at Varani.