( Daya Neththasingh)
Environmentalist and journalist of the ‘SathHanda’ newspaper – Daya Neththasinghe has come under an assault, reports say.
He was at a public meeting at the Natharama Temple in Delwala when the incident had occurred.
The meeting held under the auspices of the Galle District Secretariat and politician Piyasena Gamage, focused on a small scale power plant built after blocking the ‘Aandaa Dola’.
According to reports, thugs of Piyasena Gamage had assaulted Mr. Neththasinghe when he had attempted to portray the environmental impact of the project.