Battle of the Maroons - 2024-05-27

A Land Mark Achievement in Battle of the Maroons History

In an unprecedented display of communal spirit and mutual success, the 94th Annual Battle of the Maroons, cricket encounter between Ananda College and Nalanda College that concluded in the month of March, has achieved a historic milestone in fundraising. The organizers of the event, the Battle of the Maroons Joint Committee has pledged to offer an astounding Rs. 30 million for the benefit of the two schools whiles also reserving an additional Rs. 5 million in funds for the event next year.

The Joint Committee spearheaded by Co – chairmen, Mr. Upali Dharmadasa and Air Chief Marshal Gagan Bulathsinghala accompanied by its advisory board consisting of Secretary of Defense General (Retd) Kamal Gunaratne and Air Force Commander Air Marshal Udeni Rajapaksha has already disbursed the first installment of this promised amount to both schools at Rs. 2.5 million each.

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