grand cultural festival to celebrate Thaipongal was organized
by the 522 and 523 Brigades at the Chavakachcheri Cultural Centre
on 15th January. The festival organized with guidance of the General
Officer Commanding (GOC) 52 Division Brigadier Anura Sudhasinghe
included a range of cultural events performed by Chavakachcheri
Poorna Dancing team and Sri Lanka Army cultural troupe.
Security Forces - Jaffna (SF-J) Major General Mahinda Hathurusinghe
attending the ceremony as Chief Guest gave away parcels of gifts
to all who presented events in the show. Religious leaders of
Hindu and Catholic faith, a host of distinguished guests and a
larger crowd participated in the function sponsored by the Palaly
Service of Sri Lanka Broadcasting Corporation.
Chavakachcheri Thaipongal festival is annually organized
by the 52 Division for Hindus in the area.