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The battle in the coastal belt

There is a considerable distance from Gampola to the western coast. It was difficult for the armies to travel. Therefore Alagakkonara decided to build a fortress not far from the coast, operate from there and chase the enemy. He was on the look out for a suitable place for this purpose. He decided on a spot, that was a safe place as it was marshy land surrounded by the Diyawanna Oya, on three sides.

Remembering a great son of Lanka

The birth centenary of one of Sri Lanka's great sons, Angarika Dharmapala was celebrated 44 years ago – on September 17, 1964. He was born at a time when Buddhists with renewed interest and energy following the Buddhist – Christian controversies, were organizing themselves to preserve their religious heritage.

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