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Sunday, April 07, 2013 - 5.20 GMT

‘Aluth Sahal Mangallaya’ is today


Sri Lanka will hold its annual ‘Aluth Sahal Mangallaya (Harvest Festival) today at the Sri Maha Bodhi premises in Anuradhapura with the participation of President Mahinda Rajapaksa as the Chief Guest.

The traditional rice festival is held annually to invoke blessings for the success of the harvests in both Yala and Maha seasons.

The farmers from different areas will offer the first portion of their harvest to the Jaya Sri Maha Bodhi at the ceremony. The ceremony will commence with a procession in the morning.


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