ARMY FLAG BLESSING CEREMONY AT ‘JAYA SRI MAHA BODHI’

As a precursor to the forthcoming 71st Army Day celebrations, the
second ceremony of the flag blessing will be held at ‘Jaya Sri Maha
Bodhi’ in Anuradhapura tomorrow (30 Sept). The ceremony will be
headed by the Chief of Defence Staff and Commander of the Army,
Lieutenant General Shavendra Silva.
The day’s ceremony will be commenced with colorfully-dressed
Army cultural troupe’s rhythmic beats of ‘Hevisi’ and ‘Magul Bera’
heralded all attired in ceremonial military dress with their regimental
and field formation flags aloft, performed a solemn march around the
sacred tree thrice.
After the customary religious ceremony, the Commander of the Army
will visit the ‘Abhimansala’ in Anuradhapura, in order to find out well
being of the differently able war heroes in Sri Lanka Army.

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