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Cultural background of the Minuwangoda Division

Minwangoda Division is an area filled with many kinds of cultural and natural features.


Among the historically precious areas in Minuwangoda  Division, It is given an important place to Udugampola area.  These days we can see Udugampola as a rural village located between   Gampaha  and Minuwangoda,however  it have been revealed  that this area was a sub Kingdom in the ancient times. During Those times this area was managed by the King Sakala Kala Wallaba who is being identified as a brilliant warrior in Kotta Era.

The land where the palace of the king Sakala Kala Wallaba was located is named as “Maliga Godella” today. Some of the ruins related with this Kingdom could be seen in temple called Uththararamaya which is located in Maliga Godella area. Even today we can see the ruins of a pond named “Pathaha” located adjoining to the temple land. It is believed that this is the pond in which the King Sakala Kala Wallaba   used.


There are many ancient temples, Dewalayas, churches and mosques in minuwangoda  Divisional Secretariat Area. Among these, Buddhist Temples such as Matikotumulla Tampita Temple, Asgiriya Rajamaha Viharaya, Aswana Maha Pirivina , Galkanda  Sirinikethana Mula Maha Viharaya, Doranagoda Sumanthindaramaya, and other religious holly places such as Galloluwa Jumma Masjeed Mosque, Church of St. Hugo can be identified as the most important religious sacred places in Minuwangoda Division.


There are few Dewalayas in the area and the history of these Dewalayas run up to  Kings times. There are  many interesting fancy folktales which have been built around these Dawalayas. Cultural activities of the area such as feast of harvest are connected with these Dewalayas. Aswana purana Dewalaya, Galkanda Purana Paththini Dewalay and Dombawela Dewalaya are the most famous among them.

There are two ancient Ambalamas which are still remaining in the area.


History of Minuwangoda Divisional Secretariat

Divisional secretariat Minwangoda was established in the year 1973 and the first Divisional Secretary was Mr. Sunil Padmasiri. The Office was situated in a house at Ambagahawatta area facing the Gampaha – Minuwangoda Main Road.

The  office was shifted to a house located at Minuwangoda – Veyangoda Road, in front of the Minuwangoda Nalanda Collage  later. The new place was donated by the church and the  Divisional Secretariat was permanently established there.

During the violence in 1989 the office and all official documents were destroyed by an unidentified team,however Mr. Sunil Padmasiri the Divisional Secretary restarted the duties of the office at the same place.

As the former building had no enough space for the official duties the foundation stone for a new two storied building was placed in the year 1992. The Divisional Secretary Mr. G.L.Gunasinghe was the pioneer of this work.

In the year 2007 a foundation stone was placed for another new building and this building was opened for official duties in the year 2008.

Divisional Secretaries


Name

Designation

1.

Mr. Sunil Padmasiri

Assistant Government Agent

2.

Mr. Wajira Narampanawa

Assistant Government Agent

3.

Mr. Rajakaruna

Assistant Government Agent

4.

Mr. Siriman Gunarathne

Divisional Secretary

5.

Mr. K.J.V. Ranasinghe

Divisional Secretary

6.

Mr. P.L. Gunasinghe

Divisional Secretary

7.

Mr. R.R.A.R.Rupasinghe

Divisional Secretary

8.

Mr. G.L.P.R.Abayarathne

Divisional Secretary

9.

Mr. Wijitha Kanugala

Divisional Secretary

10.

Mr. M.L. Gammampila

Divisional Secretary