Mihintale Aloka Pooja for five days
President Maithripala Sirisena will switch on the Poson illuminations at Mihintale at 6 pm today (June 8) at a ceremony at the Mihintale Medamaluwa to mark the second day of the Lake House Mihintale Aloka Pooja held for the 55th time this year.
The Mihintale Aloka Pooja is held under the direction of the Board of Directors of Lake House led by Chairman Kavan Ratnayake under the patronage of Mihintale Raja Maha Viharadhipathi Ven Walawahengunawewe Dhammaratana Nayake Thera.
Today’s Aloka Pooja ceremony will be attended by Ministers Duminda Dissanayake, Mangala Samaraweera, Ranjith Siyambalapitiya, P Harrison and Chandrani Bandara, Deputy Minister Karunaratne Paranavithana and NCP Chief Minister Peshala Jayaratne.
The five day Mihintale Aloka Pooja ceremony is co-sponsored by the CEB, Bank of Ceylon and Dialog Axiata.