The First Randoli Perahera of the Kandy Esala Festival will start today.
The Kumbal Perahera which was held for five days ended last night. The Randoli Perahera will start tonight at 8.00 p.m. It will proceed along the Dalada Veediya, D.S. Senanayake Veediya, Temple Road, Deva Veediya, Colombo Road and Kotugodella Veediya and enter the D.S. Senanayake Veediya.
It will return to the Dalada Maligawa vai the Raja Veediya. The Randoli Perahera will be held until the 24th of this month. It is expected to draw large crowds.
Arrangements have been made to provide maximum security for them.