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Thursday, 13 August 2015 - 19:54
Protest in Vavuniya demanding for drinking water continues today
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Shop owners of Vavuniya and the residents of the area stated a protest in front of the Vavuniya PHI office today.

They protested against PHI officers arresting 7 businessmen who provided purified water for a nominal price and closing their businesses.

This drinking water selling centre has been set up as a remedy to stop the fast spreading kidney disease in the Vavuniya district.

A purified litre of water is sold at Rs. 3 by this drinking water outlet.

The residents stated that the drinking water outlet is a solution to their drinking water problem as well as a remedy to stop the spreading of kidney disease in the area.














 
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