Minister Champika Ranawake has ordered the closure of Chunnakam Power Plant run by Northern Power Company.
This was revealed to the media by Chairperson of Environment Protection Organization Attorney at Law Santha Abimannasingam. She explained that the directive was sent following their meeting with Minister Champika Ranawake. Earlier, there had been protests demanding the closure of the Power Plant.
She further stated that Minister Champika assured that the supply of electricity to Jaffna will not in any be affected by the closure of the Power Plant.