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Recreation of History
Eight centuries after the haughty historic creations of the statues of Galvihara Polonnaruwa, another sinhala hero is leading the way today to regenerate the last historic pride of our past. The person who shoulder this Herculean task of regenerating the down trodden splendor glory and magnificence of the nation, is a Venerable Sinhala Buddhist monk. He is Ven. Egodamulla Amaramoli Threro, the chief incumbent of Vidyasagara Priven Vihara, Monaragala, Rambodagalla, Rideegama, Kurunegala, Ven. Amaramoli Thero is shouldering the gigantic task of carving the Samadhi Buddha Statue 67.5 feet high, utilizing a massive rock situated in the temple Premises, once the carving is completed it will go down in the history as the largest rock carved. Buddha Statue in Sri Lanka.
Obituary Notice - Deshabandu Mr. D.Eassuwaren - The Chairman Eassuwaren Brothers Co. Ltd.
Our deepest sympathies and heartfelt condolences to Late Deshabandu Mr. D.Eassuwaren's family members - Stone Statue Committee .
Respected Sri Lankan Business leader Mr D. Eassuwaren who was the Chairman of the famed Eswaran Brothers (Pvt) Ltd., a premier tea supplier and exporter of various other products in the country passed away yesterday (Saturday) in Singapore. D. Eassuwaren was the eldest son of the Late V.T.V. Deivanayagam Pillai, a well- known philanthropist and founder of Eswaran Brothers and the V.T.V Deivanayagam Pillai group of Companies & the late Mrs Sithambrathammal Deivanayagam Pillai.
A product of St. Benedict’s College, Kotahena, he pursued higher studies in India. At the time of his death, Mr Eassuwaren was a father of two sons and two daughters.
In March 2017, D.Eassuwaren received the Deshabandu national award from President Maithripala Sirisena. He had set up his first business to export tea and other Sri Lankan produce with the initiation by his father, V. T. V. Deivanayagam. Eswaran Brothers established their humble beginnings in 1964 with their first export of 300 chests of tea to Somalia.
D. Eassuwaren was also a philanthropist much alike his father providing facilities to less privileged schools, contributing to the construction of the 70 feet tall Samadhi Buddha statue in Rambadagalla, financially supporting rehabilitated former LTTE cadres to marry and working towards ensuring a sustainable tea business while protecting the environment. Mr Eassuwaren held many important posts during his lifetime and was a former President of the National Chamber of Commerce, former Honorary Consul of the Republic of Mauritius, Trustee of the Varatharaja Vinayaga Temple, Former President of the Kanban Kalagam Literary Association, Trustee of the Manitha Neyam Trust among many others.
The mortal remain of Mr Eassuwaren will be brought to the country at 2 pm today and will lie at No. 133, New Chetty Street, Colombo 13. - Sunday Observer