The final Randoil perahera of the Temple of the Tooth Relic in Kandy will parade the streets tonight. The Kandy Esala perahera took to the streets on the 2nd of August. The ‘Randoli Perahera’ paraded the streets of Kandy from the 7th of August. Following the Randoli procession, the Kandy Esala festival will conclude tomorrow following the day procession and water cutting ceremony. The ‘Kumbal Perahera’ paraded the streets for five days till the 6th of August while the ‘Randoli Perahera’ paraded the streets of Kandy for five days. The Sacred Tooth Relic will be taken to the Asgiriya Gedige Viharaya following the Grand Randoli procession.
- 22nd Amendment to the Constitution presented to Parliament
- A ship carrying 35,000 MT of petrol will berth in Colombo Harbour tonight