Sunday, 16 October 2016 - 12:50
Ja-ela heats up again over garbage issue
A group of residents staged a protest this morning, claiming that there is an attempt to dispose garbage collected by Colombo Municipal council and Ja-Ela Urban Council, to Kotugoda area.
The protest which was staged at Palliya junction in Kotugoda, disrupted the traffic along the Colombo – Minuwangoda road.
The protestors also noted that if the garbage is disposed, Dandugam Oya which supplies drinking water to several areas including Ja-Ela, will be contaminated.
Recently, a group of residents from Ekala also staged a protest charging that there is an attempt to relocate Meethotamulla garbage dump to Ekala area.