By Lalin I. De Silva Not too long ago, planting was considered a very attractive profession and the cream of the land used to fight tooth and nail to secure planters. At that time, work was tough and naturally condition was much more primitive than what we find today. Within this backdrop it is with […]
By Ranil Wijayapala July 5, 2013 might have been yet another challenging date for Nihal Perera a senior planter who assumed duties as the Superintendent of the Noori Estate Deraniyagala in January, in his effort to make this well renowned estate, go against the corruption and wastage influenced by the interference of local politicians reining […]
Planters Protest (07/06/2013) – The plantations industry held a silent protest condemning the murder of an Estate Superintendent in Deraniyagala, urging the government to ensure that the culprits are brought to book.
The Planters’ Association of Ceylon (PA) condemns in the strongest possible terms, the horrific attack and murder of the Manager of Noori Estate, Deraniyagala, Nihal Perera. Veteran planter, Perera, has served the industry for around forty five years, having managed several estates across all planting districts in Sri Lanka. Particularly saddening was that the tragic […]