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Compensations provided to the families of three individuals who died amidst the violence that erupted in the Kandy area.

A grant of 100 thousand rupees and 15 thousand rupees for funeral expenses was provided to the families of three individuals who died amidst the violence that erupted in the Kandy area during the past few days. In a discussion held recently with Prime Minister Ranil Wickremasinghe at the Kandy District Secretariat, it was proposed that compensation for loss of lives and damages to property be granted speedily. Minister D.M.Swaminathan has instructed the relevant units to pay the remaining sum, once cabinet approval is received for the payment of a maximum of 500 thousand rupees as compensation. Damages to property are being estimated.