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SL Captain Chandimal, Karunaratne visit Deekshabhoomi


Nagpur: The city’s historic monument of Deekshabhoomi on Tuesday witnessed visit of some special guests. The Captain of Sri Lankan cricket team Dinesh Chandimal and his colleague Dimuth Karunaratne paid a visit to Deekshabhoomi along with their wives and took rounds of the monument. The two cricketers took Darshan of Asthi Kalash of Bhagwan Gautam Buddha and performed puja.


Chandimal and Karunaratne were accompanied by Team Manager Asanka Gurusinha and his wife as well. The Sri Lankan cricketers garlanded busts of Bhagwan Gautam Buddha and Dr Babasaheb Ambedkar who, along with lakhs of his followers, took Deeksha at the historic place in October 1956.