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Tuesday, 25 December 2012 - 19:55
Preparations complete for the Sri Pada season. 400 police deployed for security
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The Basnayaka Nilame of the Sabaragamuwa Sumana Saman Dewalaya Sunil Shantha Weerasekara states that preparations are complete for the Adam's peak Pilgirmage season for 2012 - 2013.

The pilgrimage season begins with the Unduwap poya day on the 27th of this month and the journey to place the statue and the jewellery of the Sumana Saman God at the Adams peak is scheduled to begin tomorrow.

However, the statue and the jewellery will be on display at the Pelmadulla - Galpoththawala Raja Maha Vihara from 7pm today.

The Basnayaka nilame also stated that the Diwa Guhawa which was recently discovered near Adam's peak will also be open for the pilgrims to visit and worship.

Police media unit stated that about 400 policemen have been deployed for the security of the pilgrims.

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