The 150th birth anniversary of the late Helena Wijewardene

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The 150th birth anniversary of the late Helena Wijewardene who contributed generously towards Buddhist revival in the country was commemorated yesterday with an alms giving at the Kelaniya Raja Maha Viharaya. The restoration of the Kelaniya Raja Maha Viharaya was one of her charitable acts. Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe and State Minister of Defence, Ruwan Wijewardene and family members are seen participating at religious observances.