Wannila Aththo files petition challenging clearing of lands at Pollebedda | Daily News

Wannila Aththo files petition challenging clearing of lands at Pollebedda

Uruwarige Wannila Aththo, leader of the indigenous population known as 'Veddhas' in Sri Lanka filed a writ petition in the Court of Appeal challenging the clearing of lands at Pollebedda-Rambakan Oya. Uruwarige Wannila Aththo and the Centre for Environmental Justice filed this petition seeking an interim order staying the validity of approvals granted to the Mahaweli Authority for the proposed Agriculture and Livestock Development Project.