There had been a strong protest by the people of Galle ,Elpitiya and Karandeniya people fro the constructon of a road.The Chief organiser of the SLFP’s Geetha Kumarasinghe had come to the scene after a few hours and stopped the protest. After that Minister Gunaratna had come and scolded the police and had fired some gun shots to the air.
As an outsider had come to resolve this conflict the Minister had got provoked as the Minister had promised the people that he would resolve the issue. He had got perturbed that when he arrived at the scene there had seen nobody there.
It is learnt if Geetha Kumarasinghe did not intervene there would have been a terrific traffic jam in the area. At the time the shots were fired there had been only a few police personnel and a few people in the area,
Despite the court order prohibiting animal slaughter,at the annual festival of Sri Badrakali kovil ,in Chilaw goats have been slaughtered yesterday.It has been made known that the devotees had been served with cooked mutton after the pooja.
Reliable sources reveal that former Sri Lanka skipper and super batsman Marvan Atapattu is to be named as the head coach of the Sri Lanka’s national team.Australian coach Dave Whatmore is to be named as the Assistant coach.
The Water Supply & Drainage Board has announced that the main pipe line from Kolonnnawa to Morahamulla area needs repairs and hence there is a water cut to many areas in the surrounding areas as well.The water cut will affect Moragahamulla,Rajagiriya, Obeysekarapura,Bandaranayakapura.Nawala area including all by lanes up to the Open University along Nawala road. […]
The voting in the Uva provincial election had begun at 7.00 a.m and will end at 4.00 p.m to elect 32 Members in the two districts. There are 609966 registered voters in Badulla district to elect 18 Members while there are 333764 registered voters in Moneragala district to elect 14 Members.
The Chairman of the Industrial Development Board had called some persons for interviews for jobs at the IDB without the permission of the Minister or the Ministry.However with the timely intervention of the Deputy Minister of Traditional Industries & Small Enterprise Development,Weerakumara Dissanakayake the interviews for jobs had not taken place.