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Asian Tribune is published by E-LANKA MEDIA(PVT)Ltd. Vol. 20 No. 110

Two thousands Civil Vigilant Committee members will assist the Police during the Perahera period.

Asian Tribune - Sri Lanka Bureau

Colombo, 05 July, (Asiantribune.com): Two thousand Members of the Civil Vigilant Committee of the Kandy area will be deployed to protect the masses during the Perahera period. Additional Police personnel will be also deployed for the security of this Esala Pageant.

Speaking to media in Friday evening, D.IG. of the Central Province Kingsly Ekanayake said all security arrangements are finalized and he seeks public vigilance and support to protect the masses.

The Perahera of the Kandy Esala Festival commences on the 2nd of next month.

District Secretary Kandy Gotabhaya Jayaratne says the festival starts with Kap planting ceremony at 6.00 am on this day (Yesterday).

The Devala Peraheras will take place till the 7th. The Kumbal Peraheras will be conducted from the 7th to the 11th. The Randoli Perahera which starts on the 12th will parade the streets till the 17th. The secretary adds the Dalada Perahera will come to an end with water cutting ceremony at dawn on the 17th.

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