The first Kubal Perehara of the Kandy perehara today.-Video
The first Kubal Perehara of the Kandy Esala Perehara will parade the streets tonight.
The relevant authorities have made all arrangements to provide necessary facilities to those who arrive in Kandy to witness the historic Esala Perahera from today.
There will be drinking water and sanitary facilities for the public within easy reach.
All restaurants and other places providing food and drinks will be checked from time to time by the Public Health Inspectors and Consumer Protection Authority officials to guarantee that they are hygienic and prices are reasonable.
Also the Sri Lanka Transport Board and private sector commuter transport services have arranged special bus services connecting various parts of the country with Kandy.
Police patrols will be in operation to nab wrong-doers in the city of Kandy and neighbouring areas during the perahera.