Special Project Minister Dr. Sarath Amunugama said that there was no required standard of subsidized fertilizer provided to the farmers in the past.
He stated this during a conference held at Hatara liyadda in Kandy yesterday.
A tense situation erupted in the meeting after there were obvious objections to the minister’s statement.
Meanwhile Home Affairs Minister Vajira Abeywardana said that certain state officials have stood in the way of the government.
He was speaking at a opening ceremony for a new building of the Panwila Divisional Secretariat.