The attempt to grab private land in addition to land allocated to Vihare was defeated yesterday. Barbed wire fence was erected by Bhikkus to grab private lands in addition to 20 lachchams for the construction of the Vihare. A complaint was made with the Chairman of the Vali North PS regarding this matter .
Fences were erected with the intention of constructing Pilgrims rest in the said land. In a context where the Bhikkus had applied for the approval for the construction of the Vihare, the chairman had ordered for a re-survey of the land. As per this order the land was resurveyed on Wednesday. On the basis of the survey 8 lachchams of lands were released to the owner.