Lankapage Logo Recent Top Stories
CP 14 YEARS
Go Home Home Serving the Sri Lankan community globally since 2000
go to LankaPage.com

Leading News from Sri Lanka::

* People affected by the water problem in Sri Lankan village not yet provided a solution - JVP
Thu, Oct 24, 2013, 10:49 pm SL Time, ColomboPage News Desk, Sri Lanka.

Oct 24, Colombo: Sri Lanka's Marxist party Janatha Vimukthi Peramuna (JVP) says the authorities have not yet provided solutions to the villagers in Rathupaswala, Gampaha for their drinking water problem.

JVP parliamentarian Anura Kumara Dissanayake told parliament that the government has not provided solutions to the people in Rathupaswala who have been demanding for clean drinking water since August.

He questioned whether the government and the relevant authorities would provide the required solutions.

Pointing out that the demand for drinking water has resulted in a massive protest that had even resulted in three deaths, Dissanayake called for the report on the Rathupaswala incident to be presented in parliament.

The JVP MP also asked whether a final solution to the water crisis would be made in the report.

ColomboPage - Recent 10 Stories
Government to gazette terms and conditions for SAITM, halts further enrollment and degree awarding
-- [3 hours ago]
Sri Lanka Navy nabs two persons with 135 kg of Kerala Cannabis
Tamil Nadu fishermen increase poaching in Sri Lankan waters, Navy arrests 39 fishermen in last three days
Peace Winds Japan teams up with local partner to provide emergency relief items for Sri Lanka flood victims
Amnesty International calls on Sri Lanka for immediate implementation of Office on Missing Persons
CSE announces revision of share transaction fee structure from Tuesday
Sri Lanka launches another Dengue eradication program as disease spreads
Sri Lanka's ornamental fish sector wins international accolades
Sri Lanka state doctors end strike amid heavy protest from public
Batticaloa District of Sri Lanka formally declared landmines Free

Copyright © 2000, 2012 by LankaPage.com (LLC) :
The news and other contents on ColomboPage are copyrighted property of LankaPage.com, LLC. Any unauthorized use of any information on ColomboPage may constitute a violation of copyright laws. You need written permission to reproduce, republish, post, transmit, broadcast or distribute, material from this site from LankaPage.com, LLC. However, news organizations or broadcasters in Sri Lanka may republish the news items in ColomboPage with proper acknowledgment to ColomboPage.