Reports say that measures are underway to erect a Mobitel tower Ranmini Kotha, a historic chaithya situated in Panahaduwa Vehara Bindayaya village in Udawalawa, Embilipitiya.
The location has previously been an archaeological excavation site.
Chief incumbent of the Pansal Kanda temple, Ven. Ihala Anduluwe Sumangala thero has informed the Association for the Protection of National Treasures via a letter written to its chairman, Elle Gunawansa thero.
Meanwhile, a petition signed by more than 250 residents of the village has asked for the transmission tower not be erected at the location.