The National Deepavali Festival 2016 was held under the patronage of President Maithripala Sirisena and Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe at the Temple Trees, today (28).
The Hindus world over celebrate the Deepavali festival tomorrow and the President along with the Prime Minister wished all the Hindus in Sri Lanka and around the world a joyful Deepavali celebration that illuminates the hearts with devotion.
The National Deepavali Festival held at the Temple Tress giving priority to the religious observances.
The Opposition Leader R. Sampanthan, Minister D.M. Swaminathan, State Minister Vijayakala Maheswaran and a large number of distinguished guests were present at the event.