Nelum Pokuna Mawatha back to Ananda Coomaraswamy Mawatha

Tuesday, 10 February 2015 - 13:06

Nelum Pokuna Mawatha in Colombo was restored with its previous name Ananda Coomaraswamy Mawatha today.

President Maithreepala Sirisena declared open the plaque with regard to the opening.

The road from Horton Place Roundabout to the Public Library in Colombo 7 was named Nelum Pokuna Mawatha on December 15th, 2011.

The Colombo Municipal Council stated that the section of this road was restored to its previous name at the request of the general public.

Justice Minister Wijedasa Rajapakse expressed his views during the official ceremony to rename the Nelum Pokuna Mawatha as Ananda Coomaraswamy Mawatha.