The animal sacrifice at the Munneswaram Sri Bhadrakali Kovil was scheduled to take place today.
However, it was not held following a request made by President Mahinda Rajapakse to not engage in the animal sacrifice during the time period the Kapilawasthu Corporeal Relics are being displayed in Sri Lanka.
Shiwashri Chandrabala Ravishankar Kurukkal, the presidential coordinator for Hindu cultural affairs visited the Munneswaram Sri Bhadrakali Kovil to look into the situation that arose with regards to this.
Speaking to the media he stated that a solution to this issue will sought through dialogue between all the parties concerned.
The JHU also expressed their views with regards to this.
JHU party member Venerable Hedigalle Wimalasara thero stated that the priests of the Munneswaram Sri Bhadrakali Kovil are making statements that mislead the public.