The Kumbal Perahera of the Kandy Esala Perahera Festival will start tomorrow.
Diyawadana Nilame of the Dalada Maligawa Nilanga Dela expressed confidence that a large number of people will arrive in Kandy to view the Perahera due to the peaceful environment prevailing in the country. It is believed that evil affecting small children is destroyed by witnessing the Kumbal Perahera. The Kumbal Perahera route has been extended for the convenience of the public. Accordingly the Kumbal Perahera will wends its way through the Dalada Veediya, D.S. Senanayake Veediya, Temple Road, Deva Veediya, Colombo Road, Yatinuwara Veediya and Raja Veediya.