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Final Randoli Perahera to be held today

Aug 24, 2010 6:40:55 AM - itnnews.lk

The final Randoli Perahera of the Kandy Esala perahera festival will parade the streets today.

The Perahera will leave the Dalada Maligawa at the auspicious time of 8.30p.m towards the eastern direction. It will parade the Dalada Veediya, Yatinuwara Veediya, Kande Veediya and D.S. Senanayake Veediya and return to the Maligawa on the Raja Veediya. Diyavadana Nilame Nilanga Dela said that hundreds of thousands of people are expected to arrive in Kandy to view the Perahera tonight. Special security arrangements have been made and special facilities including additional bus services have been provided for their convenience. The ITN has made arrangements to telecast the programme live from 8.00pm. The Esala Perahera will be concluded with the water cutting ceremony which will be held tomorrow morning.