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Tuesday, 09 May 2017 - 9:27
Farmer families with woman being the bread winner to be compensated with Rs.10,000
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All Ceylon Peasants Federation accuses the government of not providing the promised compensations to the farmers whose cultivations were harmed by the dry climate.

National Organizer of the Federation, Namal Karunarathne made this accusation at a media briefing held in Dambulla yesterday.

Meanwhile, World Food Program of the UN has agreed to provide subsidies worth of Rs.10, 000 for a period of 4 months to the farmer families of which the woman is the sole bread winner.

These subsidies would be provided to the woman-headed families amongst the farmer families of which the cultivations were harmed due to dry weather.  

Minister of Disaster Management, Anura Priyadarshana Yapa made this announcement while speaking at the committee meeting of Kurunegala District Development Committee, yesterday.

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