The annual Kandy Esala Perahera concluded yesterday with the water cutting Day Perahera parading on the streets. Diyawadana Nilame Nilanga Dela Bandara handed over the Perahera Sandeshaya (Sannasa) to President Maithripala Sirisena to inform the successful completion of the Kandy Esala Perahera at the President’s House, Kandy in the yesterday evening.
According to the traditional customs, Diyawadana Nilame accompanied by the Basnayaka Nilames of the main four Devalayas reported the successful completion of the annual Esala Maha Perahera of the Sri Dalada Maligawa and the four Devalayas. The Sannasa reports to the President that the Annual Esala Perahera was held successfully in keeping with the age old traditions.
President Sirisena extended his profound thanks on behalf of the Government and people to all those involved in the conduct of the Dalada Perahera in such grand splendor and it’s successful conclusion.