Something fishy adds to Wilpattu’s woes

A new scene in the tragedy of Wilpattu is being played with environmentalists strongly protesting against moves to parcel off coastal land for the settlement of fishing families while officials are quick to reject such allegations. Something is definitely cooking with regard to the Wilpattu coastal area, the Sunday Times understands, with many meetings being held since June this year and the last one as close as Thursday, September 2, under the auspices of the Puttalam District Secretariat.


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Chandima Swarnapali’s name was changed to Susanne Maria Chandima when she was taken to Sweden as an infant in late 1979. She grew up happily in Sweden for 31 years, receiving the love and care of the Swedish couple who had adopted her. But deep within her was a need to find her biological parents and she was constantly in search of them. Having completed university and found employment in Sweden, it was a momentous occasion for Susanne when she returned to Sri Lanka last week for a .......

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