1000 trees in the Nilgala reserve were covered with robes yesterday forcing officials to stop the destruction of trees in the reserve.
Venerable Kalupahana Piyarathana Thera stated that these trees were temporarily ordained.
100 monks including the Chief Prelate of the Bibila – Naagala Raja Maha Viharaya Venerable Badullagammana Sumanasaara Thera were present at the event.
The Nilgala reserve is considered as the only herbal medicinal reserve.
Red Notice recently revealed the forest destruction taking place in the reserve with the support of certain politicians.
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