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    SLFP 64th anniversary celebrations in Polonnaruwa on Sept 2

    August 29, 2015

    Sri Lanka Freedom Party (SLFP) will celebrate its 64th anniversary in Polonnaruwa on September 2 under the patronage of party leader, President Maithripala Sirisena, SLFP General Secretary Duminda Dissanayake said.

    Addressing a media briefing in Colombo, SLFP General Secretary Duminda Dissanayake said the former SLFP leaders, including former presidents Mahinda Rajapaksa and Chandrika Bandaranaike Kumaratunga have been invited.


    He added that party leaders of the UPFA, Chairmen of Local Government Institutions, Members of Provincial Councils, and many others who have been with the party have also been invited.

    SLFP was founded by the 4th Prime Minister of Sri Lanka late S.W.R.D Bandaranaike in 1951 and, since then, it has been one of the two largest parties in the Sri Lankan political arena.


    An Ashirvada Pooja will be held at the ancient Somawathiya Temple from 7 a.m. on September 2 to invoke blessings on the party. A Pirith chanting ceremony will follow the Rankoth Vehera premises, Polonnaruwa from 10 a.m.


    Multi-faith religious ceremonies will be held throughout the week at places of religious worship to invoke blessings on the party, the people and the country.

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