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Venerable Warakaagoda Gnanarathana thero elected new Asgiri Chief Prelate
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The chief incumbent of the Badulu Muthiyangana ancient temple and Anunayake of the Siyam Maha Nikaya Venerable Warakagoda Gnanarathana Thera was elected the Chief Prelate of the Asgiri Chapter today.  

 Our correspondent said that 19 senior member Bhikkus of the Karaka Sangha Sabha participated in electing the new Chief Prelate.

Polonnaruwa Solosmasthaa- naadhipathi Venerable Venduruwe Upali Thera also contested for the new post.  

However, the Karaka Sangha Sabha, taking seniority and other credentials to consideration elected Venerable Warakagoda Gnanarathana Thera for the new post.

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