of a mega carnival that came to Jaffna to entertain people after
many decades are now open at Jaffna Municipal Council ground.
Inauguration of this grand show was held on Friday (26) with participation
a host of distinguished guests including Minister of Traditional
Industries and Small Enterprises Development Mr. Douglas Devananda,
Governor Northern Province Major General (Retd) G.A. Chandrasiri,
Commander Security Forces –Jaffna Major General Mahinda Hathurusinghe
and Mayoress Jaffna Mrs. Y. Pathgunarasa.
of the Headquarters SF-J, this mega carnival named “Samaye Arunalu”
(Rays of Peace) was organized by the 51 Division with view to
opening avenues for northern people, especially children of Jaffna
to make fun so far restricted only to those in the South due to
absence of peace.
nerve wrecking motorbike riding, giant wheel and various other
fun items are available for visitors at their choice. The carnival
is open for the public till 30th April and on instructions of
the Commander SF-J, the 51 Division organizing committee has made
the entry to the carnival free for the public.