Several roads leading to Parliament closed


Several roads around the Parliament complex will be closed today (05) and tomorrow (06), Police reported.

Issuing a statement, Police noted that the decision was taken owing to the inconvenience caused to Parliamentarians and other staff due to the public protests scheduled to take place during Parliamentary sessions.

The following roads will be closed:

– Parliament Road from Diyatha Uyana Junction to Jayanthipura Junction

– Jayanthipura Junction to Kiyanham Junction (through Denzil Kobbekaduwa Mw)

All by-roads leading to Parliament Road will also be closed during this period.

Residents of the area, however, will be permitted to use Parliament road upon verification of their address, in the event there are no alternate routes to be used.