By New Year’s Eve, former President Mahinda Rajapaksa had come to Kataragama to seek blessings.
This is the Facebook post made by the former president in this regard
I joined to open the Kataragama Kiriwehera Aloka Pooja organized to welcome the new year 2024. Sri Lanka Latest News
Kirivehera Rajamaha temple chief Kobawaka Dhamminda Thero organized this light offering and the series of devotions.
I also worshipped Ashtaphala Bodhi and Sri Abhinavarama Temple. I went to the Ruhunu Kataragama Maha Temple and participated in the blessing. Wishing you all a very happy and healthy new year!