Hirunews Logo
Fast+in+Waliweriya+continues
Tuesday, 30 July 2013 - 19:49
Fast in Waliweriya continues
22

Shares
2,652

Views

The fast unto death began yesterday by the Chief incumbent of the Sambuddha Jayanthi Viharaya at Ratupaswala in Weliweriya is still continuing.

Chief Incumbent, Teri pehe Siri Damma Thera began the fast yesterday night demanding a solution to the water contamination in the area which affected residents of 10 villages in the area after a factory released toxic chemicals to the environment.

Meanwhile Minister Mervyn Silva who visited the areas has ordered the factory owners to close their factory.

This is the conversation taken place between the minister and the residents.

The affected people demanded the authorities to provided them drinking water free of charge.

Make a Comment
Make a Comment

DOWNLOAD HIRUNEWS APP ON ANDROID & APPLE
Heavy snow across the globe
Friday, 13 January 2017 - 9:29
Many countries are experiencing heavy snow, foreign media states. The temperature in England, Scotland, North Ireland and Wales has hit minus 10 degrees... Read More
News Image
Hiru News Programme Segments
519 Views
956 Views
2,257 Views
1,674 Views
9,916 Views
44,505 Views
Top