Road had been temporarily closed down for traffic since this morning (24) Due to a protest march of youth Estate workers it has been reported .
Around Thousand Estate Workers attached to Estates in many parts of the island including Estates in Nuwara Eliya are being involved in the protest march begun from Colombo Fort Railway station by demanding the increasing of the daily wages of Estate Workers to Rs.1000 .
At the moment they are Protesting at Galle Face grounds.
occurred in an area between 24 th and 25 th mile posts of Ella -Wellawaya main road due to the broken side bund there acording to reports.
As a result of the broken bund there's a sinking and Landslide threat in the above area of the main road due to heavy showers prevailing in the area and Motorists are being advised to be vigilant when travelling on the road the authorities have said.
As a result of the rising water levels caused due to heavy showers prevailing in sluice gates of Parakrama Samudraya (River) and four reservoirs had been opened according to Department Of Irrigation.
Accordingly 6 out of 10 sluice gates belonging to Parakrama Samudraya ,4 sluice gates of Rajanganaya Reservoir,4 sluice gates of Daduru Oya Reservoir ,1 sluice gate each of Angamuwa Reservoir and Kukule Ganga Reservoir had been opened yesterday (23).
Authorities have advised people living in low land areas near the Parakrama Samudraya and other four Reservoirs to be vigilant over possible floods due to this situation.
(CID)had yesterday (23)questioned former Deputy Inspector General Of Police (DIG)Nalaka De Silva attached to Terrorism Investigations Division (TID ) for around seven hours over the allegations levelled against him on conspiring to assasinate President and former Defense Secretary .
The former DIG Who had been interdicted by the National Police Commission recently to facilitate the ongoing investigations against him,had prwvously appeared three days before CID to give statements regarding the allegations. NOW he was questioned around 34 hours over the allegations it has been revealed.
Former DIG Nalaka De Silva is due to appear before the CID again tomorrow (25).
roads in Colombo from Borella to Maradana and Colombo Fort and surrounding areas for several hours this evening (23)as a result of the People's Protest March organized by Leftist Janatha Wimukthi Peramuna (JVP ) against several things that affects public imcluding increasing the prices of commodities and fuel.
JVP Had begun the Protest March from Punchi Borella area and it marched towards Colombo Fort Railway station against increasing Prices of essential commodities /fuel,Increased Taxes/Fines ,Fraud and Corruption of government, Not arresting Corrupt people etc.
A large number of people including youth ,Farmers ,Buddhist Monks, Fishermen ,Students ,Women representing unions attached to JVP had been participated the protest march .
The Protest march has ended at Colombo Fort Railway station .