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16 Thiruvalluvar statues to be put up in Sri Lanka

16 Thiruvalluvar statues to be put up in Sri Lanka

Sixteen statues of Thiruvalluvar, the author of Tamil treatise on ethics Tirukkural, will be installed across Sri Lanka in the coming weeks, according to V. Radhakrishnan, State Minister of Education.

Among the places where the statues would be kept would be Mannar, Kilinochchi, Mullativu and  Chavakachcheri (Jaffna), all in the Northern Province; Puttalam in the North West; Colombo in the Western; Matale, Hatton and Nawalapitiya in the Central; Rakwana in Sabaragamuwa and Kaddaiparichchan (Trincomalee), Batticaloa and Thambiluvil (Ampara), all in the Eastern province.(THE HINDU)


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