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Nallur Kovil Chief Incumbent passes away

10 October, 2021

The tenth Chief incumbent of the historic Nallur Kanthaswamy Kovil of Jaffna Kumarathasa Mappana Mudaliyar passed away at the age of 92 yesterday.

He served as the tenth incumbent of the historic Nallur Kanthaswamy Kovil succeeding his brother Shunmugathasa Mappana Mudaliyar in 1964.

Kumarathasa Mappana Mudaliyar had played his role as a strict administrator of the temple and did a yeoman service in establishing the temple to the present state.

The funeral of Kumarathasa Mappana Mudaliyar will be held in Jaffna today.

He will be succeeded as the eleventh chief incumbent of the Nallur Kanthaswamy Kovil by his son Kumarathasa Mappana Mudaliyar who is a leading architect by profession - AP 

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