A heavy Traffic Jam was occurred this evening at the Heart of the Colombo City "Town Halll" due to the Protest campaign conducted by Main Opposition United National Party(UNP) by demanding the unconditional release of former Army Commander Sarath Fonseka.
As large number of opposition supporters gathered in Hyde Park situated in Town Hall for the protest campaign since this noon, Police Officers have seen trying to control the traffic jam occurred in many sub routes to Town Hall and minimize the difficulties faced by Commuters.Several Opposition MP's along with Opposition Leader Ranil Wickramasinha were attended the Protest Campaign which lasted for several hours.
Tuesday, November 29, 2011
The Colombo Magistrate Court has ordered the CID to arrest MP Silva on 15th of November in connection to the killing of former Government MP Bharatha Lakshman Premachandra during the Mulleriyawa shooting incident occurred last month.
Following the order of Speaker the leader of the house Nimal Siripala De Silva has proposed a motion preventing the Deputy Minister from attending Parliament for one week and afterwards the speaker himself imposed the suspension.
Several Opposition MP's attached to the Main Opposition United National Party were attacked by a group of Government Parliamentarians on 21st of November during President's Budget Speech as the UNP MP's were holding a placards condemning the Budget Proposals and the court decision to imprisoned former Army Commander Sarath Fonseka.
Meanwhile UNP MP John Amarathunge made a comment in Parliament regarding the speakers decision to suspend one Government MP has said that they wants an independent probe on the assaulting of opposition MP's during the Budget Speech.