Security Forces Headquarters - (Jaffna)

To be an effective instrument to the Government Endeavour to cultivate national harmony in Jaffna Peninsula through uplifting the physical quality of life and spiritual value of the people.

15th July 2020 11:16:45 Hours

Intermittent Fast and Rituals By a Devoted Senior Citizen in Support of Service Personnel and Medical Staff

Eighty one years old Mr. Sinhathambi Nadarasa, a retired Senior Non Commissioned Officer of the then Ceylon Army presently living in Karaweddi area in Jaffna Peninsula commenced a religious fast with devotion and determination and “ Sathyakriya” to protect service personnel and medical staff who are engaged in eradicating the deadly COVID 19 pandemic. The fast and ritual continued for 108 days and was terminated on 12 July 2020 after trimming his hair and beard at Kurukkattipullar Kovil in Point Pedro.

This patriotic and dedicated elderly gentleman who is an ex member of Artillery Regiment met Major General Ruwan Wanigasooriya, Commander Security Forces - Jaffna and Colonel Commandant of the Artillery Regiment on Monday, 13 July 2020 at Security Forces Headquarters - to invoke blessings accumulated through his meritorious deed with soldiers, sailors, airmen and health professionals.