One of the longest running tri forces felicitation ceremonies, the Nalanda Ranaviru Upahara; was held for the 16th consecutive year at Nalanda College Premises.

The event conducted on 02nd Aug 2017 with the participation of old Nalandians from security forces and family members of demised war heroes who laid down their lives for the well being of all Sri Lankans. The foremost aim of Nalanda Ranaviru Upahara is to revere the sacrifices made by security forces members and to invoke merit and blessings on them. Floral tributes were paid to 41 Nalandians who made the ultimate sacrifice for the freedom of Sri Lankans which, was followed by religious activities.