in the last year, hundreds of Hindu devotees made their offerings
and fulfilled their vows to the deity of Kali Amman Temple of
Navatkuly during its annual festival recently. Annual Pooja
of this temple falls in March or April and draws a large crowd
of devotees daily to make offerings to Kali Amman.
Commanding Officer of the 18th Gemunu Watch (18 GW) Lieutenant
Colonel Sampath Bulathgama and his soldiers serving in Navatkuly
made arrangements to provide many facilities for people attending
All devotees performing rituals day and night were offered glasses
of cool drinks by 18 GW soldiers at their Dansala. At
the same time, on 28th April, soldiers catered into the requirement
of water for devotees who fulfilled their vows showing the piety
at the temple.
Navatkuly Kali Amman kovil is a highly venerated Hindu religious
place in Jaffna.