Sunday, July 31, 2016

Protest March Of The Joint Opposition Has Reached Kiribathgoda- Former President Avoid Rathupaswala Area

When the "Jana Satana" Protest March (Paadha Yathra) launched by the Joint Opposition Group had passed the Rathupaswala Area today (31) where the three protestors had been killed and thirty three persons injured during a clash between residents and government forces three years ago have seen the residents in the area left dozens of water bottles on the roads in Balummahara and Rathupaswala areas for the use of protestors.

The police have somehow removed the water bottles from the roads to avoid a clash between residents and protestors it has been reported.

The Residents in Rathupaswala Area have commemorate the third year of Rathupaswala Clash today (31) which occurred when the residents in the area have demanded a clean water from the authorities during the previous government.

Due to this situation the former president Mahinda Rajapakshe who was in power when the Rathupaswala clash occurred have seen avoid participating the march when the protest march passed the area and he has later joined the march from the imbulgoda junction.

The protest march which started from Nittambuwa this morning has ended at Kiribathgoda this evening.It is due to arrive in Colombo tomorrow.


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