Hirunews Logo
HiruNews
HiruNews
HiruNews
Sri+Lankan+monk+who+was+assaulted+in+Tamilnadu+arrives+in+New+Delhi
Sunday, 17 March 2013 - 13:10
Sri Lankan monk who was assaulted in Tamilnadu arrives in New Delhi
28

Shares
3,472

Views

A Buddhist monk from Sri Lanka, who was in Thanjavur, India for academic research, bore the brunt of the latest wave of anti-Lanka protests that has gripped the State lately.

Venerable Pathberiye Gnanaloka Thero was one among a group of 17 researchers from New Delhi who were on an archeological study at Thanjavur Brahadeeswaram temple.

The group was attacked by members of Tamil outfits yesterday.

Police rescued Venerable Pathberiye Gnanaloka Thero in time and safely transported him to Tiruchy Airport, where he boarded a flight to Chennai before leaving for New Delhi.

When contacted First Secretary of the Sri Lankan High Commission in South India Dilani Weerakoon noted that 15 suspects had been already arrested by police in connection to the incident.

Make a Comment
Make a Comment

DOWNLOAD HIRUNEWS APP ON ANDROID & APPLE
HiruNews
Thursday, 16 August 2018 - 16:24
Mangroves play a critical role in maintaining the ecological balance in Sri Lanka's coastal areas.However, some money-hungry people do not understand this.Our... Read More
HiruNews
News Image
Hiru News Programme Segments
HiruNews
HiruNews
HiruNews
HiruNews
HiruNews
HiruNews
HiruNews
HiruNews
HiruNews
3,161 Views
HiruNews
HiruNews
HiruNews
7,202 Views
HiruNews
HiruNews
HiruNews
8,199 Views
HiruNews
HiruNews
HiruNews
21,134 Views
HiruNews
HiruNews
HiruNews
841 Views
HiruNews
HiruNews
HiruNews
52,819 Views
Top