President of the National Trade Union Centre (NTUC), K.D. Lalkantha said though it had been them that had engaged in strikes in the past, now the Government has resorted to such action.
He said the public have been forced to take to the streets to demand the Government to open the country, enabling them to report to work. But the former MP lamented that right now Government politicians had decided to operate impervious to the concerns of the people, thus plunging both the Nation and its citizens into a deep depression.
By Anuradha Herath