The first-ever Buddhist monk to enter Parliament Venerable, Baddegama Samithathero, passed away in a Private Hospital in Matara this morning.

The venerable thero was 68 at the time of his passing away.

A member of the Central Committee of the LSSP Ven. Samitha was in active politics for a considerable period. The Ven. Thero passed away while he was receiving treatment for Covid Pneumonia. Hospital sources said.

Panduwasnuwara PS Chairman passes away

Panduwasnuwara PS Chairman Sunil Jayaweera, who was receiving treatment for Covid 19 at the IDH Hospital, Passed away yesterday,

Mr Jayaweera was an active member of the Sri Lanka Podu Jana Peramuna. (SLPP)


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