The final procession of the historic Ruhunu Katharagama Maha Devalaya Esala festival will parade the streets tonight. The procession will proceed to Kirivehera and perform traditional rituals. Thereafter, the procession will come back to the Maha Devalaya. The Esala festival will end tomorrow with the water cutting ceremony in Menik Ganga.
- The Prime Minister reiterates that the provincial council election will be held soon
- Religious programmes take place island wide in connection with the Esala Full moon Poya day