President Maithripala Sirsiena was the Chief Guest at “A Sathbudu Vandana Poojopahara” Pinkama to invoke blessings on the Government led by the President, Security Forces, Police and the people held at the Jaya Sri Maha Bodhi Premises, Anuradhapura on July 7 morning. It was replete with the boiling of pots of milk at the four main gates amidst a Hewesi Pooja, a Kiripindu Pooja in keeping with ancient tradition. Ven. Kegalle Pannarathana Nayaka Thera conducted religious observances while Ven. Walapane Sasanarathana Thera conducted the Punyanumodana’. Minister Duminda Dissanayake, State Ministers Lakshman Seneviratne and Weera Kumara Dissanayake, Deputy Minister Lasantha Alagiyawanna and North Central Province Governor M.P. Jayasinghe were also present on the occasion.