11 SLLI Troops & Villagers in Joint Shramadana to Repair Karainagar Beach Road

2013_11_18_1Responding to a request of J. Srikaran Ayyar Kurukkal, Chief priest of Kiluvankadu Arulmiku Sri Kandaswamy Temple and the villagers, troops of 11th Sri Lanka Light Infantry (11 SLLI) mended the road Karainagar beach road.

On directives of the Commanding Officer 11 SLLI Lieutenant Colonel Shashika Perera, soldiers filled the edges of the 1.2 km long road which had been neglected by responsible authorities over four years and cleaned either side in a shramadana campaign organized on Thursday (14).

Youths in the village also joined the soldiers in this Shramadana which would benefit nearly 100 families and tourists visiting the famous Casuarinas Beach.

Villagers revealed that many a request made to the Karainagar Pradeshiya Sabha with regard to inconvenience faced by them due to bad condition of this road fell in deaf ears.