Hon. Dr.Suren Rāghavan Ph.D.

Governor's Secretariat,

Old Park, Kandy Road,
Chundukuli, Jaffna,

Tel: +94-21-2219375
Fax: +94-21-2219374

Secretary to the Governor


Secretary to the Governor 

Governor's Secretariat,
Forest Office Lane,
Chundikuli, Jaffna


Tel: +94-21-222 0660
Fax: +94-21-222 0661 Mobile: 0773868565



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Governor lays Foundation Stone for Thaiyiddi Tissa Vihara

An event to lay foundation stone for the reconstruction of the Kankesanthurai Thaiyiddi Tissa Vihara, which was destroyed during the war, was held under the chairmanship of Padagoda Vimalagnana Thero on 22nd August 2018.


Governor of Northern Province Reginald Cooray participated as Chief Guest and laid the foundation stone for the Vihara.

Based on the deed written in 1946, Padagada Vimalagnana Thero found the place where the Vihara was. He immediately initiated the work of reconstructing the Vihara.

The temple had been in the area for centuries. The final Wesak festival was celebrated on 17th May 1954. During the civil war, this temple was completely destroyed. The work for the reconstruction has been initiated at the auspicious time.

Secretary to the Governor L.Ilaangovan, Personal Secretary to the Governor, Grama Niladhari of the division, officials from military and police also participated in this event.







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