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Religious Leaders emphasize the importance of celebrating the dawn of the New Year peacefully

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By ITN News Editor April 12, 2019 18:56

Religious Leaders emphasize the importance of celebrating the dawn of the New Year peacefully

Religious Leaders have emphasized the importance celebrating the dawn of the New Year peacefully. The Dharmashakthi Organization mentioned this holding a media conference in Colombo.

President of the Dharmashakthi Organization the Ven. Madampagama Assaji Thera said that the New Year dawns on Sunday. It is considered as Sri Lanka’s New Year. Other than in the previous years there was no aggravation in the clashes between the religions and communities last year. The prelate said that he wished to make a fervent appeal that action would be taken to provide facilities to all the people during the festive season.

The Registrar of the Sri Lanka Amarapura Maha Sangha Sabha the Ven. Pallekande Ratanasara Anunayake Thera said that the great responsibility of everyone is to exercise patience at a time when fulfilling our traditions. He called on everyone to be determined to conclude this festive season successfully. He wished a prosperous New Year to all.

Anunayake of the Sri Lanka Methodist Council Rev. Fr, Anura Perera called on specially all religious leaders, the people of the country as well as the police and the political leadership to extend their support in the New Year.

Al Haj A.M.M. Pirbawoos Moulavi said they have a knowledge and it should be used to work in unity and peacefully irrespective of caste creed and other differences and consider as to what good could be done to others.

Vice President of the Northern Hindu Clergy Association Swami P. Sivaloganathan called on all Sinhala, Tamil and Muslim communities to live together during this year without creating issues.

ITN News Editor
By ITN News Editor April 12, 2019 18:56
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