Sri Lanka railway department says that special rail service has been operated for the convenience of the commuters due to weekend holiday. Accordingly train service will be operated from Friday to Monday from Colombo Fort to Nanuoya . It will leave from the Colombo Fort at 735 pm. Special trains will also be operated from Nanuoya to Colombo on Saturday and Tuesday.
- The final Kumbal perahera of the Kandy Esala Festival will proceed on street tonight.
- Sri Lanka Podujana Peramuna emphasizes the need to conduct a free, fair and environmental friendly election.