Special traffic plan for Independence Day ceremony
February 2, 2015 05:18 pm
Traffic will be restricted on roads around the Parliament Grounds from 6.00 am to 11.00 a.m. on 4 February due to the Independence Day ceremony, police Spokesperson SSP Ajith Rohana said.
Traffic will be restricted on Sri Lanka-Japan Friendship Road, the Road in front of the Parliament, the road from Polduwa Junction to the Parliament, road from the kimbulawala junction, Pelawatta junction and the road towards the Parliament from Palam Thuna Junction.
The 67th Independence Day celebration will be held at the Parliamentary grounds at 8 am on February 4 on the theme “Piripun Maubimak,-Abiman Heta Dinak” (a prosperous motherland-a dignifying tomorrow) , under the patronage of the President Maithripala Sirisena.
The Independence parade will consist of 5,922 personnel from Tri Forces, Police,Civil Defence Force and Youth Brigade. A 600 strong cultural troupe will also perform.