'Let Mihintale be free of polythene'
Pilgrims visiting Mihintale during the Poson season have been warned
to desist from bringing polythene and polythene bags into the sacred
The Poson festivities committee which has issued this warning said
polythene and other litter discarded by pilgrims in the sacred area
damaged the beauty and sanctity of the place and caused environmental
pollution as experienced during past poson seasons.
The warning was issued by the committee at a meeting presided by its
Chairman Anuradhapura GA Mahinda Seneviratne.