Feb 25, 2018

Kachchativu church feast held (pictures)

The annual feast of the St. Anthony’s Church at Kachchativu was celebrated in the early hours of yesterday (24).

The Navy said more than 8,000 devotees, from Sri Lanka and India, participated.

Jaffna bishop Rev. Justin Gnanapragasam led the feast.

The Navy provided the facilities for the participating devotees.

They included chief of defence staff Ravindra Wijegunaratne, Rear Admiral Jayantha de Silva, state minister Vijayakala Maheswaran, deputy Indian high commissioner P. Natarajan and Jaffna district secretary Nagalingam Vedanayagam.

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