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Saturday, 19 May 2012 - 8:44
A dearth in the supply of water to several paddy fields; says Min Nimal
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The Minister of Irrigation and aquatic resources Nimal Siripala De Silva states that there is a dearth in the supply of water to several paddy fields that benefit from the Kotmale, Polgolla and the Udawalawe water reserves.

Addressing a press briefing held in Colombo yesterday Minister De Silva stated that this situation has arisen due to lack of sufficient rainfall in the said regions.

Nevertheless, the minister affirmed that this condition has not posed a threat to the smooth flow in paddy cultivation islandwide.

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