State minister Nalaka Godahewa has said that farmers who throw away the organic liquid fertilizer cans given to them, should be punished.
The minister has said thus during an event.
He says that all these are given to farmers free of charge and therefore, it is a national crime to throw them away.
By throwing these fertilizer cans, they are throwing away the wealth of the people the national wealth, he pointed out,
Noting that organic fertilizer is usually produced from animal waste and therefore stinks, the state minister said they should get perfume if they needed a pleasant scent.