Ranaviru Commemoration Day held on 18 May marks the capitulation
of ruthless terrorism in this country in the year 2009. The Security
Force Headquarters - Jaffna held the Ranaviru Commemoration Day
2018 headed by the Security Force Commander Major General Dharshana
Hettiarrachchi on 18 May 2018 with the participation of all ranks.
The event was followed by the National Anthem and Army song, and
held a moment of silence to honour the sacrifices made by the
soldiers to safeguard the sovereignty and territorial integrity
of the country. Subsequent to the reading of the of the Army Commander's
Message, the Security Force Commander addressed the troops at
the event. There was an all ranks lunch to commemorate the day
too. In addition, a Bodhi Pooja at the Security Force Headquarters
and a Pooja at Mahavadipuram Hindu temple were held to share merits
for the fallen heroes and speedy recovery of disabled.