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Thursday, 07 July 2016 - 12:36
Residents of Pethiyaagoda and Kolonnawa Protest Demanding Flood Relief
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A group of residents engaged in a protest blocking Kelaniya Biyagama road at Pethiyagoda are complaining that they did not receive the flood relief allowance.

They complained that they were paid only 3,000 rupees instead the pledge allowance of 10,000 rupees.

Our correspondent stated that the protestors exchanged heated words with police when protestors were asked to move to one side of the road.

Later Kelaniya Divisional Secretary told the protestors that she would assign a group of officials to look into the matter.

Meanwhile another group of flood affected residents protested in front of Kolonnawa Divisional Secretariat complaining they too did not receive flood relief allowance.

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