|Nallur Kandasamy Festival
More than 500,000 people are expected to take part
at this year’s Nallur Kandasamy festival that begins
The festival will be held for the second time after
the end of the war.
Northern Province Governor, G.A. Chandrasiri said
that this year’s festival would see the largest
number of participants.
He added that the amount could increase up to
700,000 during the end of the festival during the
first week of September.
“We expect the numbers to be high this time because
there will be members of the diaspora from around
the world who will be attending the festival. All
the necessary arrangements have been made to
accommodate these people,” he said. (AW)