121st birth commemoration of S.W.R.D. Bandaranaike

The 121st birth commemoration of former Prime Minister and founder of Sri Lanka Freedom Party (SLFP) S.W.R.D. Bandaranaike was held at his statue at Galle Face Green today(8).

Former President Maithripala Sirisena and Parliamentarians representing the SLFP and the United People’s Freedom Alliance(UPFA) attended the ceremony .

Those present at the ceremony paid floral tributes before the statue.

Bandaranaike was assassinated at his private residence Tintagel at Rosmead place on September 25, 1959, while meeting the public.

Pictures by Eshan Dasanayaka