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Wednesday, 13 June 2012 - 7:39
Politics does not suit the clergy; says Asigiriya Chief Prelate
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Chief Prelate of the Asgiri Chapter the most Venerable Udugama Sri Buddha Rakitha Thero states that a Buddhist monk does not need to enter parliament to serve the people.

The Thero made this observation addressing the state festival celebrating the 700th anniversary of the Asgiri Maha Viharaya yesterday.

The chief guest at the function was President Mahinda Rajapakse.

Speaking on the occasion, the President noted that the Asgiri and Malwathu Chapters need to be protected for the future generations.

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