The historic Kandy Esala Perahera is scheduled to begin at the auspicious time of 7.31pm tonight.
The first Kumbal Perahera will parade the Dalada Street, D.S. Senanayake Street, Temple Road, Deva Street, Colombo Street, Yati Nuwara Street and Kings Street.
The Central Province DIG Office stated that a special traffic plan has been arranged in the city during the Perehera.
Meanwhile the 4th Perehera of the Kataragama Devalaya will begin at the auspicious time of 7.45pm tonight.