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Army built Buddhist school in Jaffna appeals for more funds

The newly opened Nandarama Tamil Dhamma School in Jaffna has appealed for more funds, reported the government-owned Daily News website.

The school which was built by the Sri Lankan Army and supported by the All Ceylon Buddhist Congress Vice President Sudath Madugalle was constructed to help “Northern children”, who have reportedly shown “great keenness in attending Dhamma lessons”.

See the Daily News article “Northern children keen to learn Dhammahere.

Photograph: Picture by Ruwan De Silva from Daily News.
The Nandarama Tamil Dhamma School in Jaffna, complete with photograph of President Mahinda Rajapaksa watching over the children.

Whilst the Sri Lankan Army is helping to construct Buddhist schools, churches and temples continue to come under attack in the Tamil North-East.

Meanwhile, see how Tami IDP’s were ‘resettled’ earlier this year, here.

Also see our earlier posts:

Buddhist school to open in Jaffna (29 Septermber 2012)

Occupy and evangelise (09 August 2012) 

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