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The final Perahera of the Ruhunu Kataragama Maha Devalaya will be held today. Alms giving at the Basnayaka Nilame’s residence and exhibition of the tusks of Kadol elephant that belonged to King Dutugemunu were held on August 12.
The President instructs authorities to refrain from laying foundation stones for projects without financial allocations.
The Community based water projects should be supervised in a systematic manner.
Instructions have been given to refrain from laying foundation stones for projects without having proper financial allocations.
Construction work of the Matara-Kataragama Railway track from Matara to Beliatte is now underway. Minister of Transport Kumara Welgama said that train services from Matara to Beliatte will be started within two years fulfilling a long standing aspiration of the people of the South.
Kap Erecting for the Kandy Esala Perahara festival will be held on 7th of next month. Kumbal Perahara will be held from 11th to 15th of next month.
Pilgrims from Jaffna, Kilinochchi, Vavuniya, Mullaithivu, and Trincomalee set off this morning from Ukandai on their journey on foot through the jungle to Katahragama to attend the Esala festival on August 07, 2013.
The first group of Hindu devotees who were engaged in a walk to Kataragama from North and East provinces reaches their destination.
The first group of Hindu devotees who were engaged in a walk to Kataragama from North and East provinces has reached their destination.