08th October 2020 21:23:11 Hours
Giving prominence to the religious activities, Sri Lanka Army, the guardians of the nation celebrate the forthcoming 71st Army Day which falls on 10th October 2020. In parallel with the annual Flag Blessing Ceremony, second religious ceremony was held at Sri Maha Bodhiya, Anuradhapura on 30 September 2020. The Commander of the Army, Lieutenant General L H S C Silva WWV RWP RSP VSV USP ndc psc along with Senior Officers, Officers and Other Ranks participated in this religious ceremony.
Amidst the rhythmic beats of the traditional drums, all the traditional religious observances were conducted. Moreover, the exertion of military personnel since 1949 to protect the motherland and who died in action and those who got wounded and disabled were also remembered and blessed at this occasion.