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This land eventually came to be known as Polwatte, still a part of Kollupitiya where the famous church and aligned school of Kollupitiya stand is known by the name Polwatte.The wider land in this area came to be known as Kollan Pitiya or the Robbed Land, robbed by the machinations of an upcountry fugitive chief.They could only retaliate by calling the plantation Kolla-ke-pitiya meaning 'Plundered land'."Today, that part of Kollupitiya where the present St Michael's church and school now stand was and still continues to be known as Polwatte", Herath states.It was an urban village with some beautiful villas in gardens shaded by trees.
Tree lined avenues are still to be seen providing a canopy of shade, comfort and delight to the weary traveler.In recent times many such halcyon locations have given way to tall high-rise apartments housing families as well as office complexes, businesses, cinemas, casinos, markets and shopping malls.Roads have been widened and the massive influx of people is now choking the small town with a claustrophobic aura that seems deathly.upon a time the drab and highly commercial city of Colombo was a 'Green City'.Each of its zones resembled a mini village, consisting of cinnamon or coconut plantations through which narrow cart roads ran.
, And that it was named after a Kandyan chief who had unsuccessfully sought to de-throne the last king of Kandy? The year was 1664 and the king was Rajasinghe II whose cruel acts embittered by his subjects.