Written by Muaad Razick
11 Jan, 2022 | 1:54 pm
COLOMBO (News 1st); Alongside gas, milk powder queues were a recent addition to the mounting woes of the people of present-day Sri Lanka.
Nugegoda a bustling town just outside the borders of greater Colombo is home to a large number of residents and many others who arrive from all parts of the island seeking employment.
According to our correspondents, many people ranging from teenagers to elderly pensioners were seen in lengthy queues opposite a leading local dairy produce outlet.
A frustrated youth told us that he couldn’t turn up for work because of the long queue.
An elderly mother told that they are now bearing the repercussions by voting in the current rulers and are now forced to stand in queues from 5 in the morning with a risk of returning home empty-handed.
Another retired gentleman mockingly said the government is providing the people with free ‘Vitamin D’ by making them stand under the sun.
Some people who were too furious about the situation opted to remain silent.
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