Colombo Telegraph

The Mad Monk’s Birthday Party: Look Who His Patrons Are

Deshamanya R Duminda Silva, suspected murderer of Bharatha Lakshman Premachandra, UNP General Secretary Tissa Attanayake, UNP MP Wijeyadasa Rajapakshe and EAP Edirisinghe Chairperson Soma Edirisinghe featured prominently among the patrons of the eccentric monk Pitiduwe Siridhamma of the Bellantara temple in Delhiwala in whose honour a lavish birthday party was thrown recently.

The pictures show the monk clad in saffron yellow raw silk robes, being felicitated and presented with gifts or walking on a temple flower clad path in his honour. The decor and food arrangements are extravagant.

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