“I take this opportunity to express my gratitude to the chairman of the Sri Maha Bodhi Society Ven. Baanagala Upathissa Thera and others and the members of the Sri Lanka Deputy High Commission Office Chennai,” President said in his message.
“It is our noble duty to remember Anagarika Dharmapala and others who contributed to build up this great society.
“At this moment I thank the livewire of Chennai Vesak ceremony Ven. Baanagala Upathissa, the Buddhist clergy of Chennai Maha Bodhi temple and the Tamil community of Tamilnadu.
“I wish the success of this function let there be the Blessings of the Triple Gem.”