Special traffic plan in Battaramulla today; Police, STF deployed to strengthen security

(COLOMBO, LANKAPUVATH) –A special traffic plan will be in place from noon Monday (05), in and around Battaramulla due to a planned protest by the constituent parties of the United People’s Freedom Alliance (UPFA) supporting the new Government.

Accordingly, the vehicular movement at Polduwa Junction in Battaramulla will be restricted. Vehicles heading towards Colombo through Battaramulla from Kaduwela, Athrugiriya and Malabe will have to turn left at Koswatta Junction or at Battaramulla Junction and proceed to Colombo via Nawala Junction or Narahenpita along Paalam Thuna Junction, Keangnam Roundabout, Japan Friendship Bridge, Kimbulawala Junction, Pitakotte Junction, Pagoda Road and Nawala Road.

Steps have been taken to strengthen security around the Parliamentary Complex with Special Task Force (STF) Personnel being deployed along several roads in Battaramulla, the Police said.

Furthermore, 1,500 Police Personnel will be deployed in view of the mass rally scheduled to be commenced at 2.00 PM.

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