Demonstration in the Dalada Maligawa

[TamilNet, Saturday, 31 January 1998, 23:59 GMT]
More than 3500 people, including 1500 Buddhist monks demonstrated and engaged in a satyagraha in the Dalada Maligawa - the temple of the tooth- today in Kandy to protest against the bomb blast in the temple last Sunday.

Further details are not available.

Meanwhile shops were closed today in Kandy to mark a day of mourning for the destruction caused to the Dalada Maligawa.

 

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