President Maithripala Sirisena has permitted to grant Rs. 4.68 million to 33 persons as compensation for injuries during the Rathupaswala incident.
Earlier, it was reported that Rathpaswala people will get solutions to their issues as a result of a request made by them through ‘Tell the President’ program.
Responding to a request they made by calling 1919, President Maithripala Sirisena directed the officials to hold a meeting with them and provide solutions.
Accordingly, the President will present the compensation money to 24 persons, who are fully disabled or partially disabled or who are admitted to hospitals for treatment in the Gampaha Divisional Secretariat and 9 persons belongs to the Mahara Divisional Secretariat, on April 08.
During the last few weeks the President paid special attention on providing the justice to those who got injured in the incident in Rathupaswala.