They have been deployed by the CCF and the Cultural Affairs Ministry.
Speaking to Sri Lanka Mirror, the guards said they could not keep their duty log books safely, and that on rainy days, they had no proper place to have their meals.
More than a year ago, six watch-huts began to be constructed in the city, but the work is yet to be completed.
Attempts to reach the Polonnaruwa project director, and the director general of the CCF Prishantha Gunawardena both were unsuccessful.
(pictures: W.A. Piyatilake)
- guards who consider duty above rain guards who consider duty above rain
- torn canvass cover & chairs full of water torn canvass cover & chairs full of water