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Sunday, 30 October 2011





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He said the secret of his long life was eating more vegetables and fruits and drinking milk. He also believed he got young and healthy skin as he regularly ate pumpkin.

Yakadaya's final journey

'Yakadaya'- Sri Lanka's iron man's body was lying at the morgue of the Colombo National Hospital for a few days. His nephew, who said they didn't wish to claim relationship with him as he was a hardcore criminal, took his body to Manampitiya, Yakadaya's home town, where the 111-year-old went on his last journey yesterday.

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Weligalpotta Aranya Senasana:

Rock temple in forest reserve

We all like to go to a calm and quiet place especially to a religious place far from the hustle and bustle of the city to console our mind. Weligalpotta or Yakgirilena Aranya Senasana (Monastery) in Yagirala, Walallawita in the Kalutara district is one such place.

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Nugegoda in the fifties:

Transforming a village into a city

After leaving Colombo city in 1952 I came to Gangodawila, Nugegoda to reside as a boarder. Nugegoda was a small town about seven miles from Colombo. It was on the Highlevel Road constructed in the late 1920s. The road linked Colombo with major plantation towns of Avissawella and Ratnapura.

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