Top Indian archaeologist here for lecture

The 23rd Lecture of the National Trust Sri Lanka, will be delivered on Thursday, September 30 by Professor Nagaraja Rao, former Director General, Archaeology India on the topic ‘Hindu Art and Architecture in Sri Lanka’.

It will take place at the Lower Crystal Room, Taj Samudra Colombo, at 6.30 p.m. The Trust will host a dinner in honour of Dr. Rao, following the lecture, at the Longdon Room, Taj Samudra and requests members to attend with their guests.

Dinner tickets will cost Rs.2,000 per person. Those interested are kindly requested to contact the Trust Office.

Prof. Rao will also deliver two more lectures during his visit: On Saturday September 25, he will speak on the “World Heritage City of Hampi” at the Indian Cultural Centre, Bauddhaloka Mawatha, Colombo 3, at 5.30 p.m. and on Monday, September 27 on the “Megalithic Remains in South India” at the National Museum at 4 p.m.

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