Farming communities struggle on Polonnaruwa’s parched land

Farming communities struggle on Polonnaruwa’s parched land

Written by Bella Dalima

09 Jul, 2014 | 10:11 pm

Residents of Polonnaruwa are facing numerous difficulties due to extremely dry weather conditions.

News1st delves into the plight of these individuals living amidst hardship.

Many people living in areas including Biso Bandarapura, Dharshanapura and Thaloakola Wewa rely on rain water both for agricultural purposes and their daily needs.

However, when the rain gods look the other way, they are forced to travel many kilometres in search of water and the the water they gather in this manner is also unclean.

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