Minister Rajitha runs away before Fishermen's protest.-Video
Fishermen and local politicians of Chilaw raised objections to Fisheries Minister Rajitha Senarathna during a meeting held at Chilaw Divisional Secretariat to discuss the renovation of Chilaw river mouth.
It is reported that Minister Senarathna has suspended the meeting half way and left the place later.
The meeting was organized today to discuss about the renovation of Chilaw river mouth and other problems of local fishermen.
However representatives of Fishermen Association were not invited to this discussion.
However fishermen’s representatives approached the meeting venue and informed the minister to clear the river mouth as fishing boats are stuck in sand dunes.
They also requested the minister to stop certain groups using prohibited fishing gear to catch fish near Ambakandawala in Chilaw.