By Anupama Wijayaratne | Sunday Observer

By Anupama Wijayaratne

Over 989 people and 3,649 wild elephants and tuskers have died in the country from 2016 to 2020, according to the annual Audit Report 2021 of the National Audit Secretariat. Around 845 civil security officers had been deployed to drive away wild elephants and the Government spent Rs 427 million as salaries and allowances for the purpose. Over Rs. 1.64 billion had been...
27 November, 2022
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