Show protest before the CHOGAM - A proposal by Athuraliye Rathana

Thursday, 12 September 2013 - 12:50


Venerable Athuraliya Rathana Thero has proposed to protest against the state leaders taking part in the CHOGM summit scheduled to be held in Sri Lanka.


The thero made this statement while speaking at a press conference organized by the Collective of National Organizations which was called to create awareness regarding creating a nation devoid of cigarettes.


Speaking during the press conference Venerable Athuraliya Rathana Thero expressed the following views.




The Collective of National Organizations is gearing up to initiate an awareness program to stop the sale of cigarettes in all cities beginning from the 17th of September which also happens to be the Anagarika Dharmapala commemoration day.


Venerable Athuraliya Rathana Thero expressed the following views in this regard.