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Plantation workers get permanent addresses for first time in 200 years

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The Attorney General informed the Supreme Court yesterday (4) that for the first time in history, the Government has taken steps to provide permanent addresses for plantation workers in this country. Chief Justice Jayantha Jayasuriya praised the efforts to provide permanent postal addresses for plantation workers for the first time in the history after 200 years.

The Chief Justice stated this after the Deputy Solicitor General, who appeared for the Attorney General, informed that under the provision of permanent postal addresses to plantation workers in the country, steps have been taken to provide postal addresses to the families of plantation workers residing in Muwan Kanda Estate, Kurunegala, Mawathagama.

Deputy Solicitor General Kanishka De Silva informed this when the fundamental rights petition submitted by Jeevaratnam Suresh Kumar, a resident of Muwan Kanda Estate, Kurunegala, Mawathagama, requesting to issue an order to the authorities to take steps to provide permanent postal addresses to the plantation workers including himself. Lakshan Dias, the lawyer who appeared for the petitioner, said that he appreciated the Government’s efforts to provide postal addresses for the plantation workers who have been performing a great service to develop the country’s economy for more than 200 years.

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