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Olympian Manjula Kumara receives house from UDA

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In recognition of his achievements, Olympian Manjula Kumara was gifted the deeds and keys to a house worth Rs. 4.2 million by the Urban Settlement Development Authority (USDA) at the World Habitat Day celebration held at Matara.

The title deed to the house situated in Moratuwa was handed over by State Minister of Enterprise Development Lakshman Yapa Abeywardena while the keys were handed over by Minister of Finance and Media Mangala Samaraweera and Minister of Housing Sajith Premadasa.

Manjula Kumara, a past student of Vijitha Central College Dikwella, hails from Morawaka and represented Sri Lanka at the 2004 Olympic Games held in Athens. 

Text and Pix by P.D. 

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