All set for Kandy Esala Perahera

Arrangements have made to conduct the Kandy Esala Perahera after a series of meetings with top officials of Government and Non Government organizations under the guidance of High Priests of Asgiriya and Malwatta Chapters and Diyawadana Nilame of Daladamaligawa and Political Authorities, said High Priest and Parivenadhipathi of Asgiriya Maha Vihara Pirivena Naranpanawe Ananda Thera.

Sanitary facilities, health facilities, convenient places to watch the perahera and transport facilities for visitors will be provided. Kandy Police will deploy around 3500 Police officers to maintain peace in the city.

The Kap Planting ceremony will begin on August 15 with four Devalas. The first Kumbal perahera will be held on August 20 and continue up to August 25.

Randoli Perahara will continue up to August 29.

The Perahara will end on August 30 followed by the water cutting ceremony at the Gatambe Mahaweli river.

Source : http://www.dailynews.lk/?q=local/all-set-kandy-esala-perahera#sthash.0VIUlhYb.dpuf

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