The Annual Perahera of the historic Pattini devale in Navagamuva paraded the streets yesterday.
The main religious function was held at the Sri Sugatha Bimbarama temple in Nawagamuwa under the guidance of the Chief incumbent of the temple, the Ven. Malwane Pangnasara thera. Minister Wimal Weerawansa was the Chief Guest of the occasion. Chairman of the Kaduwela Pradeshiya Sabha G.H. Buddhadasa also participated in the occasion. He handed over the casket to Minister Weerawansa. The Minister placed it on the Tusker. A large number of people had gathered to view the Perahera.