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Plans are afoot to renovate Deegawapiya Stupa

October 17, 2020

Defence Secretary Maj. Gen. (Retd) Kamal Gunaratne held a discussion with Maha Sanga about the proposed renovations of sacred Deegawapiya Stupa at the Defence Ministry yesterday (Oct 16).

Venerable Maha Sanga including the Chief Prelate of Deegawapiya Temple Ven. Mahaoya  Sobhitha thero, Chief Prelate of Sri Sambodhi Viharaya, Colombo Ven. Boralande Vajiragnana thero, Archaeology Department Commissioner General Prof. Senerath  Dissanayake, Director General Civil Security Department Rear Admiral (Retd) Ananda Peiris, Architects, Surveyors, Defence Ministry Officials and Senior Military Officers were present at the discussion.