Nine suicide bombers, belonging to local Islamist extremist group National Thawheed Jamaat linked to ISIS, carried out a series of blasts that tore through three Catholic churches in 2019.
Sri Lanka's Catholic church asks for action against former leaders for failing to prevent Easter terror attack
The church stressed that it had been five months since the inquiry report came out, yet no action had been taken against former president Maithripala Sirisena.
Sri Lankan President Maithripala Sirisena, Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe and main Opposition leader Mahinda Rajapaksa congratulated Modi.
The government is yet to ascertain whether the attackers had any 'overseas links'.
Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe made the comments during a visit to Australia in which he discussed with his Australian counterpart Malcolm Turnbull co-operation on combating people smuggling.