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Maha nayake thera of the Lanka Amarapura chapter Most Venerable Daudena Ghanissara thera passed away.

Cremation of the late Mahanayaka of the Sri Lanka  Amarapura chapter most venerable Dauldena Gnanissara nayaka thero will be held at the Inependence Square grounds in Colombo on Thursday with full state honours. The thero was hundred and three years at the time of  his demise this morning.

Remains of the thera will be brought to the Pagoda Vidya Vijayaramaya in Nugegoda by 7.30 pm today for public respect. People can pay homage to the late prelate from 8pm today. The prelate was ordained as a samanera on the 8th of March 1928.  The thera became the Maha Nayaka of the Amarapura Nikaya in 2002.