in Jaffna celebrated the Thai Pongal Festival with low-income
families in the Jaffna Peninsula on 16th January 2019. 100 Children
from low-income families received stationary packs while 26 Differently
Abled Persons were donated with clutches and a wheelchair. In
addition, 1000 coconut seedlings were also distributed among the
The distribution of donations took place at the Sri Bhadrakaali
Kovil Premises at Sangarathai in Vadukkodai, Jaffna in view of
a concept of the Commander Security Force Jaffna, Major General
Dharshana Hettiarrachchi, to enhance the religious coexistence
among the civilians within the peninsula.
Consul General of India in Jaffna and Divisional Secretariat of
Valakaamam were present during the occasion in addition to the
large number of Military Personnel and civilians.