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Sri Lankan Police Chief N.K. Illangakoon ties a Buddhist flag on a... News PhotoBuddhism,Colombo,Flag,Horizontal,Police Chief,Religion,Religious Celebration,Sri Lanka,Sri Lankan Culture,TaxiPhotographer Collection: AFP 2013 AFPSri Lankan Police Chief N.K. Illangakoon(C) ties a Buddhist flag on a three-wheeler taxi in Colombo on May 23, 2013, ahead of the country's main Buddhist festival of Wesak. Sri Lankan Buddhists are preparing to celebrate Wesak, which commemorates the birth of Buddha, his attaining enlightenment and his passing away on the full moon day of May which falls on May 24 this year. AFP PHOTO/Ishara S. KODIKARA (Photo credit should read Ishara S.KODIKARA/AFP/Getty Images)