COMMEMORATIVE STAMP FOR NADUNGAMUWA RAJA

(COLOMBO, LANKAPUVATH) –65-year-old Nadungamuwa Raja, the tallest elephant in Sri Lanka and the only tusker with his own armed guards was immortalized in print yesterday when a commemorative stamp and First Day Cover was issued. Raja is an unofficial national treasure because he is one of the few tuskers chosen to carry the Sacred Casket of Buddha Relics at the annual Kandy Perahera.

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