SJB protests to end ‘Gota-Ranil curse’


The Samagi Jana Balawegaya (SJB) led a protest with the slogan ‘Let’s end the Gota-Ranil curse,’ yesterday (30).

A large number of political leaders, civil and professional activists, civil activists, trade unionists, and members of the public participated in the protest march towards the Presidential Secretariat, against what they called ‘the corrupt regime that has dragged the country into the present collapse.’

The protest was held in defiance of a Court order against protests and demonstrations that obstruct the public and vehicles. Traffic movement along Olcott Mawatha in Pettah up to Lotus Junction was disrupted. The protest was led by Opposition Leader Sajith Premadasa and was attended by a large number of SJB MPs, party representatives, and members.

By Nabiya Vaffoor