Sooriyawewa, Godakawela, Hakmana farmers stage demonstration

Sooriyawewa, Godakawela, Hakmana farmers stage demonstration

Sooriyawewa, Godakawela, Hakmana farmers stage demonstration

Written by Staff Writer

12 Mar, 2016 | 11:09 pm

Farmers demonstrated in several areas citing various demands, including the fertiliser subsidy. The demonstration took place at the Godakawela Town on Saturday morning with the participation of paddy, rubber and tea farmers.

Farmers also demonstrated in  Sooriyawewa, Hambantota on Saturday morning demanding that the fertiliser subsidy be granted, as it was done before. The farmers gathered at the town centre and then marched to the Sooriyawewa Divisional Secretariat where they demonstrated.

The farmers then returned to the Sooriyawewa town and demonstrated, causing traffic congestion on the roads.Farmers also gathered in the Hakmana Town and demonstrated over the same issue.

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