No more filling of paddy lands
Those who fill up paddy lands will face severe punishment. Steps have
been taken to revise the relevant Act and enhance the punishments.
The Commissioner General of Agrarian Services Ravindra Hewavitharana
said that according to the proposed revisions those found guilty of this
offence will be liable to pay a minimum fine of one hundred thousand
rupees or imprisonment for a maximum period of six months or both.