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A MEMORIAL FOR BRAVE HEROES THAT SAVED THE MOTHERLAND

H M Senevirathna with his creation

H M Senevirathna with his creation

By H M Senevirathna, Mahavilachchiya (Justice of Peace, All Island)

With the foreign invention in 1505 we lost our independence. After 500 long years president Mahinda Rajapaksha could regain our independence through his humanitarian operations. Today, we celebrate that grate victory. The first anniversary of our newly gained independence. This war memorial; we have reached and present today is symbolic of that independence. Lord Buddha at the moment of his passing away addressed God Sakra and preached that pure Dharma would survive for long in an island called Sri Lanka. Lord Buddha also requested the God to protect king Vijaya, the ruler of Sri Lanka and all successors so God Sakra protected all the grate leaders of his country by trying the blessed thread (pirith noola) around their hands. Going through that president, we have surrounded our war memorial with the blessed thread. The two ends of the thread are tied to the president heart and the thread is entangled seven times in his hand. And then it covers the lotus the symbol of Mahinda Chinthana and finally touches the land. The war memorial symbolises how the three forces, under the guidance of the Defence Secretary, Gotabhaya Rajapaksha rescued Mavilaru. It also illustrates the astonishing victory on May 18th of 2009. The pearls indicate the unity and prosperity of Sri Lanka, the pearl of Indian Ocean. The ‘sal’ flowers show the Lord Buddha’s blessings to Sri Lanka. This memorial is dedicated to all those who worked hard to bring independence to our motherland.

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Tantirimale in Sinhala Wikipedia

Tantirimale is situated in Mahavilachchiya Divisional Secretariat Division. Read this article about Tantirimale in Sinhala Wikipedia. This article was compiled by Sunil Premarathna, a former student of Horizon Lanka, now a final year student at University of Colombo. Sunil Premarathna is also doing his thesis on Mahavilachchiya reservoir and its irrigation system these days.

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A BLIND COUPLE FEED THEIR FAMILY

Written by Gayani Pushpakumari

This courageous blind couple, Baby Nona and Punchi Banda lives in Mannar Junction, Mahavilachchiya. So, What is special about them? Well, they didn’t simply resorted to begging as the other disabled people do to make their living. Being blind by birth, both of them decided to deviate from begging and started selling coconut as their living. One can see them carrying heavy bags of coconuts on their heads on the roads in Mahavilachchiya. As they don’t have a vehicle for this, they have to do this tiresome business in the scorching sun. But for them, it is much better than going begging and becoming a nuisance to the villagers. Read the rest of this entry »

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ACTION PLAN FOR HORIZON LANKA’S MAHAVILACHCHIYA, THE MODEL EVILLAGE PROJECT IN SRI LANKA FOR THE PERIOD OF 2008-2010

A Lady Making a Telephone Call

FOLLOWING IS THE ACTION PLAN FOR HORIZON LANKA’S MAHAVILACHCHIYA, THE MODEL EVILLAGE PROJECT OF SRI LANKA FOR THE PERIOD OF 2008-2010. Read the rest of this entry »

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Mahavilachchiya Reservoir Spilling

Mahavilachchiya Reservoir Spilling

Due to heavy rains Mahavilachchiya is receiving the Mahavilachchiya reservoir is spilling these days. Farmers in Mahavilachchiya are very happy about the rains since they are sure of cultivating two seasons next year.

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How I got a job in Colombo – Majith Rakshitha Perera – Former student of Horizon Lanka

By Majith Rakshitha Perera – Former student of Horizon Lanka
I am Majith Rakshitha Perera from Mahavilachchiya. I have long history with Horizon Lanka Foundation. I joined Horizon when I was studying in grade seven. Now I am 20 years old. I got good experiences from the Horizon Lanka. I haven’t got paper qualifications (certificates) for my computer knowledge. But I have knowledge than people with certificates. I know basic computer networking and computer hardware. I can learn any software very fast. Read the rest of this entry »

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Mahavilachchiya Blogger’s father abducted by LTTE?

Blogger’s father abducted by LTTE?

“Aruni Pradeepika has a post about the abduction of her father – farmer in Mahavilachchiya. Perhaps the first in the Sri Lankan blogosphere. The title “My Father” seems to have gone unnoticed in kottu.org feed. There are no comments on her blog about it (what can one say?). What is not clear from the post is whether it was an attempted abduction or a successful one. [Mahavilachhciya Blog editor’s note: The girl’s father was abducted and he has even shouted that he is being abducted to other farmers.]

Best read her post for the details.”

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