Sri Lanka, Oct. 15 -- The iron bridge over the Hadugala-Kiramaara bridge in Walasmulla Divisional Secretariat which was temporarily constructed until the new bridge connecting Kekiriyobada is now in a dilapidated condition.

The old bridge was destroyed in May 2017 due to floods in the area.

In October 2018, during the 'Yahapalanaya' regime, the construction of a new bridge was commenced with an allocation of funds around Rs. 41.1 millions.

However, those activities were stopped halfway.

Due to this the people of many surrounding villages who make a living by cultivating export crops such as tea and cinnamon have been severely inconvenienced.

Residents of the area complains that the authorities were informed about this on several occa...