04th October 2020 12:27:22 Hours
The well-known Philanthropist Mr Mohan Shankar and Mrs Mohan Shankar on account of their son’s birthday came forward to build one more new house for a needy family in the general area of Chemmalai in close collaboration with the 59 Division headquarters of the Security Forces Headquarters - Mullaittivu (SFHQ-MLT).
593 Brigade troops extending their technical skills and manpower, built this house on behalf of Mr Gnanaprakasam Mariyadasam in Tsunami Housing project in Nayaru who has been living with the family under economic hardships.
On the day of the formal housewarming, 59 Division troops on their own on account of the forthcoming 71st Army Anniversary bought a stock of household furniture and essentials to this needy family after collecting cash among the troops.
Major General Jagath Rathnayake, Commander Security Forces - Mullaittivu (SF-MLT) at the request of Major General Priyantha Perera, General Officer Commanding (GOC) 59 Division attended the housewarming ceremony as the Chief Guest together with Brigadier Wasantha Palamkubura, 593 Brigade Commander and delivered the keys to the new house during a simple ceremony.
The donor, Mr Mohan Shankar and Mrs Mohan Shankar also witnessed the housewarming ceremony as distinguished guests.