Dissidents day of destiny with GR today

Dissidents agree to Presidential meeting on condition PM, Cabinet Ministers would not be present Claim they have support of over 50 SLPP MPs Discussion to focus on all-party Government mooted by the group Will press for PM/Cabinet resignation ahead of new arrangement SJB, JVP say no to power sharing with President in office Leaders  of the SLPP dissident group of MPs will meet with President Gotabaya Rajapaksa this morning to discuss the all-party Government proposal. The group decided to attend the meeting on condition that neither Prime Minister Mahinda Rajapaksa…

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7 THINGS YOU SHOULD KNOW ABOUT GOTAGOGAMA

By Janani Vithanage Sri Lanka, internationally known as the Pearl of the Indian Ocean, is currently in crisis. The poor management of those in power had plunged the entire nation into (literally) dark times. Island-wide power cuts, often mile-long queues for basic commodities like fuel, gas and even milk powder, not to mention the soaring prices of other everyday food items, have made life extremely difficult for the common Sri Lankan. However, in the midst of all this chaos, something new and beautiful has emerged; all around our paradise isle,…

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Public protests in many areas demanding President’s resignation

Public protests were held in several areas across Sri Lanka today calling on the President and the government to resign immediately.  Public protests have been staged in a  number of areas, including the Matara, Kurunegala, Kandy, Anuradhapura, Chilaw, Kegalle, and Gampaha areas, as well as the Free Trade Zones in Katunayake and Koggala. Nearly 1000 protests have been staged in several cities across the country today causing traffic congestion.  A large number of people are reported to have participated in the public protests that were held in the Matara, Kurunegala,…

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Court order against MP Shanakiyan

Tamil National Alliance (TNA) MP Shanakiyan Rasamanickam says he has been prohibited from attending any anti-government protests for a period of two weeks MP said that the Police handed him an order from Kaluwanchikudy Magistrate to refrain from attending any anti-government protests for 14 days from tomorrow (29). “As per the court order, protests should not be staged by me, and people affiliated to me should not attend protests that will cause damages to public property,” MP Shanakiyan Rasamanickam said.  Stating that the order does not tell not to do…

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