BUREAU OF THE COMMISSIONER GENERAL OF REHABILITATION
"MINISTRY OF PRISON REFORMS,REHABILITATION, RESETTLEMENT AND HINDU RELIGIOUS AFFAIRS"

Sinhala and Tamil New Year Celebrations 2014

The Rehabilitation Coordinating Office Vavuniya held their Sinhala & Tamil New Year Celebration on 21st of April 2014 at Poonthottam Cooperative Training Centre Ground. All the Rehabilitees together with their families and the staff of the coordinating office took the time to enjoy the day.

New Year Celebration included many traditional games in which many participated with much enthusiasm. The pillow fight, climbing a greased pole, obstacle running was some of the interesting games. Furthermore, games for the families too were well received.

After the bitterness of the war for 30 years,their enthusiasm shown to take part in these events reveal the transformation of the rehabilitees from their radical behavior to normal social behavior with motivation to interact in society. Engagement in the events uplifts their values and moral standards, which enables developing social standards and acceptance to the society.

Deputy Commissioner General for Rehabilitation Brigadier Dharshana Liyanage graced the occasion as the Chief Guest. Winners were given prices and on this occasion, three rehabilitees were integrated to the society. Coordinating Officer Colonel Dayamal Jayasuriya, Staff Officers and Government Officials were present and made the event a great success.