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Thursday, 20 March 2014 - 13:29
Ratnapura Menike Tusker dies
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Ratnapura Menike Tusker who took part in Ratnapura Sumana Saman Devale annual procession for over 75 years has died yesterday.

According to the mahout W.H. Samarapala alias Raja, the tusker was 90 years old at the time of death.

The tusker died after arriving in Kegalle to attend a ceremony.

Ratnapura Menike Tusker has attended Dalada procession’s Pattini Devale procession as an accompanying tusker to the casket bearer for 10 years.
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