Residents of Dematagoda launches a protest citing the Rs. 5000 allowance given by the Government is not sufficient.

Residents of Dematagoda launches a protest citing the Rs. 5000 allowance given by the Government is not sufficient.

Residents of Dematagoda launches a protest citing the Rs. 5000 allowance given by the Government is not sufficient.

Written by Staff Writer

08 Dec, 2020 | 10:04 pm

Colombo (News 1st): The residents of the Diyapath Sevana Housing Scheme in Dematagoda launched a protest today citing that the Rs. 5000 allowance granted by the Government as a relief for COVID-19 was not sufficient.

The people claim that their day to day activities have been impacted severely as a result of the housing scheme being placed under isolation.

Residents urged the authorities to provide them with the Rs. 5000 allowance on a weekly basis

Some requested the authorities release the lockdown so that they can carry out our jobs and earn a living.

The protest was held for about half an hour before the protestors dispersed.

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