of Lamps Lit up on “Deepavali” Night
:: 2011-10-28 12:15:40 Hours]
a special festival organized in the Jaffna city, Headquarters Security
Forces – Jaffna (SF-J) joined Jaffna Hindus to celebrate “Deepavali”
festival on Wednesday (26) evening.
Commander SF-J Major General Mahinda Hathurusinghe along with Government
Agent Jaffna Mrs. Emelda Sukumar, Mayoress Jaffna Mrs. Y. Pathgunarasa
and a host of distinguished guests ceremoniously lit the oil lamps
on the Hospital road.
At the same time, all main streets in the city were lit with coconut
oil lamps and electric bulbs illuminating the whole area amidst
drizzle. Soldiers serving in different parts of the peninsula joined
the civilians in respective areas to light up the streets and the
surroundings in the evening.
Security Forces – Jaffna last year too celebrated “Deepaval” illuminating
the city with oil lamps.