Hon. Hesha Withanage,— To ask the Minister of Irrigation and Water Resources & Disaster Management,—
(a) Is he aware—
(i) that floods constantly occur in the district of Rathnapura;
(ii) that the Rathnapura city gets massively damaged owing to this situation;
(iii) it was planned to initiate a scheme related to the Kalu Ganga to address this and however, this scheme has been currently abandoned due to various reasons; and
(iv) that there are no proposals regarding an alternative methodology on this?
(b) Will he inform this House of the permanent solution which has been proposed by the government for this issue , if any?
(c) If not, why?