51 Division of Kopay celebrated its 18th anniversary on 24th of
August 2013 giving prominence to religious performances. With
guidance of General Officer Commanding 51 Division Brigadier Chula
Abeynayake, blessings were obtained from Buddhist, Hindu, Catholic
and Islam beliefs in religious functions held respectively at
51 Division Headquarters Bo Maluwa¸ Marathanamadam Hanuman
temple, Atchuvely St. Mary’s church, and Jaffna Jumma mosque with
attendance of all ranks.
In addition, the Division Headquarters organized a blood donation
campaign on 23rd of August at its premises where 163 officers
and other ranks donated blood to Teaching Hospital Jaffna.
Dr. Pratheepan of Jaffna hospital and his staff assisted the Army
in the blood donation campaign.