The Divineguma Bill which has been gathering quite some flack was submitted for approval in the North Central Provincial Council today.
The bill in this regard was presented before the North Central Provincial Council by Chief Minister S.M. Ranjith.
Subsequent to the bill being presented before the council the opposition had opined that a debate was required prior to voting on the bill commenced.
Accordingly the Divinaguma bill is being debated at the North Central Provincial Council at present.
In a related development it is being reported that North Central Provincial Councillor Berty Premalal Dissanayeke had obtained medical leave today.