An agitation commenced this morning in Medirigiriya by a group of farmers requesting solutions for the shortage of fertilizer.
Hiru News reporter stationed at the location noted that the protest disrupted movement along the Hingurakgoda- Medirigiriya road.
The protesters made it known they have faced great inconveniences as a result of fertiliser not being received on time.
Meanwhile, JVP leader Anura Kumara Dissanayake stated in parliament today that there is an island wide shortage of fertilizer.
A tense debate took place with the involvement of the Leader of the house Lakshman Kiriella as well as the speaker regarding the matter.