01Sri Pada pilgrimage season for year 2018-2019 was ended on 19.05.2019. The Statue and sacred ornaments of God Sumana Saman were brought back to Galpoththawala Raja Maha Viharaya, Pelmadulla via three routes namely; Sri Palabaddala – Ratnapura road, Nallathanniya to Pelmadulla road via Bagawanthalawa and Balangoda, and Nallathanniya to Pelmadulla via Hatton, Avissawella, Ratnapura. The Procession was started at Nallathanniya escorting Maha Sangha lead by the Chief incumbent of Sri pada, Chancellor of the University of Uva Wellassa, Most Reverent Bengamuwe Dhammadinna Nayaka Thero.

Mrs. Malani Lokupothagama, District Secretary of Ratnapura, Ms. G.D.L. Udaya Kumari, Additional District Secretary, Assistant Director of Disaster Management Centre, Divisional Secretaries of Eheliyadgoda, Weligepola, Balangoda and Opanayaka as well as Divisional Secretary of Ambagamuwa in Nuwara Eliya District and a large number of devotees participated in the event.