on 'Social Drama' was conducted by Mrs. Rathna Pushpa Kumari,
Director Social Solutions (Mind and Behavior), for soldiers serving
in Security Force Jaffna Area of Responsibility at the auditorium
of Headquarters Security Force (J) from 08 June to 10 June 2017.
The workshop was organized by Headquarters Security Force, Jaffna
on the direction of Major General Darshana Hettiarachchi, Commander
Security Force, Jaffna in order to enhance the skills of soldiers
on social drama and performance art.
workshop a street drama was performed by the participants of the
workshop. This event was significant since this is the first ever
opportunity that soldiers of SL Army joined hands with civilians
and rehabilitated ex-LTTE members to stage a street drama known
as 'Jaya Sri' created by them based on three social issues in
the society. The theme of the drama will cater for the development
of mental and emotional attitudes of ex-LTTE members, civilians
and soldiers while enhancing harmony among them.
At the end
of the workshop, all participants were awarded a certificate to
encourage their participation. The certificate awarding ceremony
was graced by Major General Darshana Hettiarachchi, the Commander
Security Force, Jaffna as the Chief Guest. Officers and Non-Commissioned
Officers from all under command units participated in the event
on 10 June 2017 at the Auditorium of Headquarters Security Force,
The Commander SF (J), addressed the gathering appreciating the
talents of the soldiers and rehabilitated ex-LTTE members. Further,
the Commander SF (J) extended heartfelt gratitude to the members
of Institute of Sinhala Culture for creating such an opportunity
to our soldiers. In addition to that the Commander Security Force,
Jaffna presented certificates and tokens of appreciation to Mrs.
Rathna Pushpa Kumari and members of the Drama Board of Institute
of Sinhala Culture.