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27 January 2017 12:10 pm - 9     - {{hitsCtrl.values.hits}}


The Vehicular movement along Galle Road from Galle Face Roundabout to old Parliament and the Chaithya Road in Colombo would be restricted due to rehearsals for the Independence Day parade from today till February 4, police said yesterday.

The road between Galle Face Roundabout and old Parliament would be closed from January 28 till February 3 for the rehearsals from 7.00 a.m. to 12.00 p.m. The mentioned road will be closed for traffic from 5.00 a.m. to 12.00 noon on February 4 which marks Independence Day.

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  • Eds Friday, 27 January 2017 01:23 PM

    Independence? What Independence? True freedom was experienced from 22 May 1972 to 20 July 1977 and then from 19 May 2009 to 8 Jan 2015!What Independence do we experience now? We as a nation has sadly become a vassal state of the US, EU, England and the Indians!

    pras Friday, 27 January 2017 01:27 PM

    we need the real hero GOTA . via DM Android App

    Rodny Friday, 27 January 2017 01:52 PM

    Oh my God....add to the existing traffic torture. Why can't they have it somewhere else sparing the city centre?

    shantha Friday, 27 January 2017 01:53 PM

    You prefer return of thieves and killers?

    Premalal Friday, 27 January 2017 02:33 PM

    Why do we have to celebrate a tragic episode of our history?

    ?? lab Friday, 27 January 2017 03:30 PM

    are we going to illuminate government building how about M S policy due to the coming drought via DM Android App

    braveheart Friday, 27 January 2017 03:38 PM

    celebrating Independance, but robbing the country to the max.. no real love for the country.. celebrate it somewhere else withou causing havoc for the public

    Ravi Friday, 27 January 2017 06:28 PM

    Dear Premalal , Well said. Thank you.Also I would like to ask is this so called Independence for all srilankans?

    yougan Saturday, 28 January 2017 08:54 AM

    lets sing national anthem in tamil via DM Android App

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