of the Unavakkai Kannagi Amman Temple at Mulliayan organized a
special Asirvada Pooja (blessing ceremony) on Monday
(24) to bless the Army to admirer the support extended by the
soldiers to make the annual festival of the temple a success.
Annual Pooja commenced on 17th this month and continued
for 7 days.
festival started, on directives of the General Officer Commanding
(GOC) 55 Division Brigadier Ajith Wijesinghe, troops of the 19th
Sri Lanka National Guard of Aliyavalai cleaned the temple site.
Troops continued to assist the devotees providing basic facilities
needed during the festival.
Pooja organized for the Army was attended by the GOC,
Civil Affairs Officer, Commanding Officers and a large crowd villagers
on Monday. Unavakkai Kannagi Amman Temple at Mulliayan is a religious
place highly venerated by Hindus in Veththilaikerny area.