Suriyawewa locals protest closing of access path

Suriyawewa locals protest closing of access path

Suriyawewa locals protest closing of access path

Written by Staff Writer

27 Jul, 2019 | 6:16 pm

COLOMBO (News 1st): A group of locals of the Nabadagaswewa village in Suriyawewa engaged in a protest at noon today (July 27).

The protestors urged that a path be constructed for them to travel since their village has been divided into two due to the ongoing construction of the southern expressway. They further noted that although they traveled along this path all these days that they were barred from doing so today (July 27).

The Suriyawewa police also had to intervene in the incident. The villagers claim that they were promised with an alternative route by the police and the company carrying out the construction process.

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