Tamil Diplomat

18 new Buddhist Vihares in just 5 years after the end of the war

The number of Budhist Vihares which was 29 in 2009 had increased to 47 in 2014 . This had been revealed in the statistical hand book of Northern Province. Other statistics are shown below:

 

District Hindu temples Christian Churches MuslimMosques Buddhist Vihares
2009 2014 2009 2014 2009 2014 2009 2014
Jaffna 2,373 2,541 221 260 11   18 04 04
Vavuniya    300    411   41   41 18   20 22 23
Kilinochchi    309    488   81 129   09 01
Mannar    133    229 142 224 56   80 03 08
Mullaitheevu    163    399   37   66 04   05 11
Total 3,278 4,068 522 720 89 132 29 47