Chairman of the Dambadiwa Pilgrimage Organisers Association I.P.S. Gunasekara states that there is no resistance to engage in pilgrimages to Dambadiwa via Tamilnadu.
Speaking to our news team Gunasekara stated that even at present, a large number of pilgrims had made their way to Chennai in order to engage in pilgrimages to Dambadiwa.
He also noted that the safety of visiting pilgrims had been assured by the Tamilnadu police.
However Chairman of the Dambadiwa Pilgrimage Organisers Association
cautioned Sri Lankan Pilgrims against engaging in shopping sprees in Chennai during their pilgrimage.
The Director of Sri Lanka Mahabodhi Centre in Chennai, Venerable Kalawane Mahanama Thero meanwhile speaking to our news team stated that the Chennai police had assured him of the security of pilgrims arriving in Chennai.