The 15th Commemoration of veteran politician and former
General Secretary of the United National Party Gamini Athukorala was held at Nivithaigala. More programmes had also been organized to mark the occasion.
The main commemoration was held at the Nivithigala Shishinarama Vihare in Kahawatte under the organization of the Gamini Athukorala Foundation.
Books and school gear were distributed among the Pirivena monks while action was initiated to provide educational equipment to 1000 children of all religious schools.
House ownership was endowed to 12 homeless families in the area under the instructions of Minister Thalatha Athukorala. It receive the support of philanthropists. Among those who joined in the occasion was a group of members of the Maha Sangha including the Chief Incumbent of the Sri Pada Vihare the Ven. Bengamuwe Dhammadinna Thera.