Final rites of Most Ven.Maduluwawe Sobitha Thero with full state honours: Special traffic plan

Final rites of Most Ven.Maduluwawe Sobitha Thero with full state honours: Special traffic plan

Final rites of Most Ven.Maduluwawe Sobitha Thero with full state honours: Special traffic plan

Written by Tharushan Fernando

12 Nov, 2015 | 6:39 am

Today, Thursday, November 12, has been declared a State Mourning Day in respect to the late Ven. Maduluwawe Sobitha Thero .

The funeral parade will begin at 1.00 p.m. from the Naga Viharaya and the Most Venerable Maduluwawe Sobitha Thera will be laid to rest  under full state honours at Parliament Grounds in Sri Jayawardenapura Kotte.

There will be a special traffic plan in place in lieu of the funeral. Traffic will be restricted near the Parliament Grounds from 11 a.m. along with Polduwa Junction, Parlamthuna Junctions and Kimbulwala Junction.

No heavy vehicles will be allowed from 1 p.m. to 5 p.m. and parking will not be permitted along the Rajagiriya – Malabe road, Battaramulla – Pannipitiya Road, Thalawaththugoda – Pitta Kotte road towards Nugegoda, Jubilee post to Maharagama Road, Madiwela – Embuldeniya Road as well as the Kotte tower Junction.

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