Sunday, 16 March 2014 - 19:16
Minister Mervyn ignores a restraining order
Minister Mervyn Silva and a group entered by force to a land in Mathara – Wauru – Kannala – Dikhena village which is considered to be the birth place of veteran scholar Kumarathunga Munidasa.
Dikwalla divisional secretary has issued a restraining order prohibiting any constructions in the land.
As a result, the 70th death anniversary of the veteran scholar was commemorated on the road on March 2nd.
The restraining order was issued to prevent the construction of a library and a conference hall according to the instructions of Dikwalla Budu Raja temple chief incumbent Dikwalle Thissa who is also the advisor of the Kumarathunga Munidasa foundation.
Minister Mervyn Silva decaled open the Budu Geya of the Dikwalla Budu Raja temple today.
The monk notified the Minister regarding the incident that occurred on 2nd of March.
According to our correspondent, Subsequently Minister Mervyn Silva who is also the chairman of the Kumarathunga Munidasa foundation spoke to the Dikwalla Divisional secretary over the phone.
Although our news team attempted to contact Dikwalla Divisional secretary B S Ranjitha our attempt proved to be futile.