Ven. Banagala Upatissa Thera is again elected as the Mahabodhi President

Ven. Banagala Upatissa Thera is again elected as the Mahabodhi President

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The Ven. Banagala Upatissa Thera has again been elected as the President of the Sri Lanka Mahabodhi Society. He was unanimously elected at the election held today.

The election process was held at the Aggrashravaka Maha Vihare at Maligakanda in Colombo, under the patronage of the Most Ven. Ittepane Dhammalankara Thera, the Mahanayake of the Kotte Sri Kalyani Saamagri Dharma Maha Sangha Sabha. Expressing his view on the occasion, the Mahanayake Thera pointed out that the vision of Anagarika Dharmapala should be continuously carried forward.

Attorney Dilshan Jayasuriya was elected as new Secretary of the Sri Lanka Mahabodhi Society while the Ven. Theeniyawala Palitha Thera was elected as Deputy Secretary. A group including Chief Minister of the Sabaragamuwa Province was present.