Local News: Prime Minister Mahinda Rajapaksa asked the public to limit Vesak to their homes because of the spread of the coronavirus, which will prevent celebrations.
Buddhists will be celebrating the Vesak Festival in Sri Lanka on 7 May in memory of the Lord Buddha’s birth, enlightenment, and death.
The Prime Minister released a statement calling for celebrations to take priority, such as the lighting of the oil lamp and decoration of their homes.
He said he expects the police and other police forces to assist merchants in providing raw materials needed for these parties at home. He said that he expects.
In the state of Vesak, the theme is “Health is the paramount wealth. Happiness is the enduring wealth” this year. Blessedness is eternal riches “according to the Dhammapada scripture teaching.
The State Festival of Vesak is held in a temple of Kalutara from 6-8 May, with the participation of the Chairperson and the Prime Minister with limited attendance, the Government said.