Saturday, 22 March 2014 - 13:31
Residents of 5 villages stage protest demanding a road to be constructed
Residents of Maturata, Padiyatalawa in Nuwara Eliya District are staging a protest in front of Morapaaya Raja Maha Vihara, Wella-giriya.
The aim of the protest is to demand the renovation of the main road falling through Maturata – Wellagiriya to Mandaaram town.
Residents from the 5 villages Meti-thetiya, Hora-hinna, Medawala, Labu-henwala and Wellagiriya joined the protest march which proceeded from Medawala, Mandaaram town to Wellagiriya Raja Maha Vihara.
Maturata Police OIC arrived during the protest and promised to summon an official to the location and resolve the problems within two hours.