Sri Lanka on weekend marked the Wesak Festival.
Various Wesak related events were held across the country during the weekend to mark the occasion.
Among them were the erection of colorful pandols and Vesak lanterns and holding of religious events.
Thousands of ‘Dansals’ or in other words ‘free food stalls’, a popular act of giving too were organized across the island nation, which saw large number of people lining up to partake the free meals given.
President Mahinda Rajapaksa too took part in the Wesak Celebrations.
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