Wa­ter re­leased for cul­ti­va­tion

Sunday Times (Sri Lanka) - - NEWS -

Af­ter months of drought, the Parakrama Sa­mu­draya is now filled to ca­pac­ity fol­low­ing the re­cent rains. Yes­ter­day a cer­e­mony was held in the pres­ence of Bud­dhist monks, ir­ri­ga­tion of­fi­cials and farm­ers to re­lease wa­ter to cul­ti­vate 25,000 acres of farm­land. Pic by Karu Ga­m­age

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