The media briefing was held to raise awareness on rice prices.
The heated situation arose after 'Navratna' Rice mills owner - Mithrapala Lankeshwara said that there was a need to increase prices of 'Nadu' rice. 'Araliya' rice mills owner - Dudley Sirisena had angrily reacted to the statement.
However, it was later stated that rice would be provided according to the control prices imposed by the government.
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