Devans gather at annual dinner
75th AGM of the OBA:
Past pupils of Maliyadeva College Kurunegala gathered at the 63rd
annual dinner on the August 06, 2011 which was held at the college main
hall. This event is annually organized by the Old Boys’ Association of
the college which plays a vital role in the progress of the college.
Distinguished Devans who hold high ranks in the country graced the
Devans who have a proud history from 1888.
Maliyadeva is one of the leading Buddhist schools in the island that
has produced some wonderful personalities who made proud not only mother
Maliyadeva but also mother Lanka.
Mother Maliaydeva has groomed brave war heroes including four of the
national defense spokespersons, university lecturers, doctors,
engineers, lawyers, sportsmen, artists, politicians and so on.
It is one of the five Buddhist schools started under the patronage
and guidance of Sir Henry Stiel Olcott together with Ananda, Mahinda,
Dharmashoka and Dharmaraja.
After the annual dinner on Saturday, it is a custom that the OBA
holds its AGM in the morning.
Thus, the 75th AGM of the OBA of Maliyadeva College was held on the
following day at the college main hall.
Among the items in the itinerary, Electing new office bearers and
discussing future events organized by the OBA are highlighted.