The Army troops
in Jaffna initiated a project in accordance with the Government's
national drive for an Agricultural Revolution in Sri Lanka under
the theme of "Waga Sangramaya".
Accordingly, a "Wap Magul Ceremony" was held on 01 November
2017 at Tiruneveli in Jaffna and the Army provided Tractors and
military personnel to the needy families to plough their lands
for agricultural purposes.
It was a great relief for the needy people in Tirineveli area
to get the assistance of Army personnel and tractors to plough
their lands, for cultivation.
Major General Marvyn Perera, General Officer Commanding 51 Division
and troops of 511 Brigade organized the "Ceremony of Ploughing"
to support needy families in Jaffna District.
Mr. N Vethanayahan, the District Secretary Jaffna, graced the
occasion as the Chief Guest. Major General Dharshana Hettiarachchi,
Commander Security Force Jaffna, Senior Military Officers, Government
Officials, Military personnel and civilians witnessed the event.