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Mahinda Rajapaksa turns 71

Mahinda Rajapaksa turns 71
Joint Opposition (JO) and SLFP Kurunegala District MP Mahinda Rajapaksa celebrates his 71st birthday today. 

Several religious observances have been organized at temples and elsewhere today and tomorrow to mark the day beginning with an alms-giving to mothers at the Abhayarama Temple, Narahenpita commencing 5:30 a.m.
This will be followed by a Bodhi Pooja at 7:30 p.m. at the Kelaniya Temple which has been organized by JO MPs. The former President's Coordinating Secretary Udith Bandara said several religious programmes will also be held in Anuradhapura on 19 November to mark the day.