Another tank nearing destruction due to a constructing walking lane (Video)

Thursday, 16 September 2021 - 15:23

Farmers' organizations in the area alleged that there is a risk of the lake being destroyed due to the construction of a walking lane in the Nelum Wewa, Madulla which belongs to the Moneragala Madulla Divisional Secretariat.

Farmers pointed out that nearly 800 acres of paddy lands are cultivated by this tank, which is more than 60 years old.

They also stated that due to the construction of the walking lane, the sensitive ecosystems that already protected the lake have been destroyed, and many valuable trees have been cut down and destroyed.