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

Today (12) has also been declared a National Day of Mourning as a mark of respect to the late Ven. Maduluwawe Sobitha Thero.

A Police force of nearly 2000 officers will be deployed on official duty for the final rites of the late prelate Ven. Maduluwawe Sobitha Thera and 600 officials of different ranks will be deployed to manage traffic during the ceremony. A further 650 officers will be deployed for security purposes.