Statue of King Sangilian Unveiled
:: 2011-08-04 10:05:10 Hours]]
The new statue of King Sangiliyan Thoppu at the Muththarai Sandi
on Point Pedro road was declared open by Hon. Minister of Traditional
Industries and Small Enterprises Development Mr. Douglas Devananda
Wednesday (03) morning. The new statue of the ancient king was constructed
anew by the Jaffna Municipal Council replacing the old similar one.
Nallai Athinan Ven. Srilasri Somasundara Desaka Paramacharya, Vicar
General Jaffna Rev. Fr. Dr. Justin Gnanaprakasam, Rev. Maulavi M.I.
Mohammed, Government Agent Jaffna Mrs. Emelda Sukumar, Mayoress
Jaffna MC Mrs. Y. Pathgunarasa and some officials of the JMC attended
the opening ceremony.