New Year celebrated evenly in North and South to denote revival of entire society

Sunday, 14 April 2019

Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe says the Sinhala and Tamil New Year is a national and cultural festival celebrated across Sri Lanka evenly in the North and South to denote revival of the entire society.

In his message on the occasion, he also said it is important for all Sri Lankans to convince the relevance of New Year rituals in experiencing pure happiness in life.

The lively environment of springtime vivid, delicate and energetic, announces the dawn of Sinhala and Tamil New Year refreshingly with hopes for a new life that transcends all kinds of differences to open up new horizons.

Concepts, customs and traditions associated with the New Year enlivens the closeness between people and the nature and have been focused to build up invaluable human virtues namely love, care, brotherhood, unity, honour and respect.