Oct 30, 2017

Mahinda visits Ajanta caves (Pictures)

Former President Kurunegala District MP Mahinda Rajapaksa, who is on a tour of India has visited the Ajanta Caves yesterday (29) which are about 29 rock-cut Buddhist cave monuments which date from the 2nd century BCE to about 480 or 650 CE in Aurangabad district of Maharashtra state of India.

He had visited these caves together with Vijay Waghmare, Managing Director of the Maharashtra Tourism Development Board.

The former President, who is on a two-day visit to India, is to participate in the International Buddhist conference as the Chief Guest.

MP Lohan Ratwatte, former Minister Prof. G.L. Peiris and former MP Uditha Lokubandara also joined the delegation to India.