Final rites of the Ven. Galagama Sri Attadassi Thera is taking place today at Police Grounds in Kandy.
The remains of the late Chief Prelate of the Asgiri Chapter is placed at the Upali Hall in Asgiri temple. A large crowd has gathered at the venue to pay their respect to the Mahanayake Thero.
Meanwhile, a special traffic plan is implemented in Kandy City.
As the day is considered a national mourning day, all liquor shops and meat stalls will be closed island wide.