Due to the breakdown in electricity supply for over an hour, the water supply to his residence had also been disrupted.
Further the back-up power generator too was out of order. The maintenance and repair of the generator is vested with the Navy and they had been notified of the generator break-down.
However, the Navy had stated that they had not been allocated sufficient funds for the repair of the generator.
When the Navy Commander Vice Admiral S.S. Ranasinghe was contacted in this regard, he said he would look into this matter and take measures to resolve it immediately.