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India provides 265 million grant for constituting Tagore’s memorial

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As a part of the agreement signed during Narendra Modi’s visit to Srilanka, 265 million is given as grant to constitute Rabindranath Tagore’s memorial Auditorium in Srilanka.

Location : Rabindranath Tagore memorial Auditorium is constructed in University of Ruhuna, MataraIndia provides 265 million grant for constituting Tagore’s memorial

Grant : 265 million from India


  • The competitive bidding was signed with M/S.Link engineering ltd
  • The bidding was signed in the presence of high commissioner of India, Y.K.Sinha, state secretary,Minister of Higher education D.G.M.V.Hapuarachchi, Vice Chancellor of University of Ruhuna Gamini Senanayake and other officials


  • It will reflect the close cultural links that bind India and Srilanka
  • It will have a well equipped theatre facility with 1500 seating capacity
  • It is constructed in an area of about 3000 square metres
  • It will be hosting International conventions,Training programs and symposiums

Points to note

  • Srilanka capital– Colombo
  • President –Maithripala Sirisena