Our correspondents state that all preparations are underway to observe the final rights of Venerable Bowaththe Indarathana Thero at the Poranuwa-Public grounds at 2 pm this afternoon.
A large crowd are still said to be arriving at the Poranuwa-Sri Sugatha Vihara
in order to pay their last respects to the late thero.
The cremation of Venerable Bowaththe Indarathana Thero is being carried out today based on police obtained court order from the Malikanda Courts.
Moreover our news team sought the views of JHU Parliamentarian Venerable Ellawala Medhananda Thero with concern to the self immolation of Venerable Bowaththe Indarathana Thero.