MAHA SANGHA STAGE MAS­SIVE SATYAGRAHA IN MATARA

Daily Mirror (Sri Lanka) - - NEWS - BY KR­IS­HAN JEEWAKA JAYARUK

Maha Sangha of all tem­ples in the Matara Dis­trict yes­ter­day stage a mas­sive Satyagraha in front of the Matara Bodhi de­mand­ing the gov­ernme nt to re­move Min­is­ter Rishad Bathi­udeen from his min­is­te­rial portfolio just as Gover­nor Azath Sal­ley and M.L.M. A.

His­bul­lah were re­moved from their posts. They held a Bodhi Pooja to bless Ven. Atu­raliye Ratana Thera who called off the fast unto death af­ter win­ning the demands.

Pro­fes­sor of the Anu­rad­ha­pura Bhikku Univer­sity Ven. Kanatthe­goda Sad­dharatana, Chief In­cum­bent of the Med­dawatta Naga­bodhi Vi­hara, An­gunnabadul­le Gnanadassi, Head of the Viraba Maha Pirivena Ven. Do­dampa­hala Amarasiri, Chief In­cum­bent of the Aparekka Sepa­likara­maya Ven.de­nagama Sarananda, Lekakadika­ri of the Matara Sasa­narack­shaka Bala­man­dala Ven. Paraduwa Ji­narathana, P abba thar am ad hi kari Ven. Atu­raliye In­dra­jothi Thera were among the Bud­dhist monks who participat­ed.

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