Archive for April 3rd, 2022

Mahinda Rajapaksa likely to step down as Prime Minister in new interim government-main opposition SJB side, the name of Harsha De Silva has been proposed as the new Finance Minister

Sunday, April 3rd, 2022

Courtesy NewsIn.Asia Colombo, April 3 (DailyMirror) – Prime Minister Mahinda Rajapaksa is likely to step down from his position in the coming hours after both he and President Gotabaya Rajapaksa has agreed to form an All Party interim government, the Daily Mirror learns.  Following a meeting with the 11 party alliance members, a proposal had […]

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Sri Lanka’s entire cabinet resigns

Sunday, April 3rd, 2022

Courtesy Adaderana All Cabinet Ministers have decided to resign from their respective ministerial portfolios, SLPP parliamentarian and Leader of the House Dinesh Gunawardena said. He said the ministers have tendered their letters of resignation to the Prime Minister. However, he confirmed that Mahinda Rajapaksa will continue to serve as the Prime Minister of Sri Lanka. […]

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Scrap the 29 Member National List – Violation of People’s Franchise

Sunday, April 3rd, 2022

Shenali D Waduge 29 People enter Parliament without contesting elections & without the franchise of the People. This negates the principle of parliamentary democracy where the will of the People has been digressed without the consent of the People. The principle behind including a national list was to enable experts & professionals who could not […]

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Federation of University Teachers’ Associations (FUTA).  Press Release

Sunday, April 3rd, 2022

Rohan Laksiri General Secretary Federation of University Teachers’ Associations (FUTA).  We are currently experiencing the worst economic and political collapse in the history of Sri Lanka post-independence. The present government, consisting of a two-thirds majority in Parliament and an executive president with unlimited powers obtained through the infamous 20th Constitutional Amendment, has, in a short […]

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පුනර්ජනනීය බලශක්තියට පමණක් මෙය කල නොහැක; සාම්පුර් අත්‍යාවශ්‍යයි

Sunday, April 3rd, 2022

චානක බණ්ඩාරගේ දැන් සිදුවන විදුලිය කැපීම අද ශ්‍රී ලංකාවේ ඇත්තේ අති දැවැන්ත විදුලිය කැපීමකි.  ඇතැම් ප්‍රදේශවල දිනකට පැය 12ක් වැනි කාලයක් විදුලිය කැපේ. මෙයට විවිධ හේතු රජය සපයයි. ඩොලර් අර්බුදය මෙයට ප්‍රධාන හේතුවක් බව කවුරුත් දනීයි.   අද රටේ සහයට ඉදිරිපත් ව ඇත්තේ නොරොච්චෝලේ ලක්විජය විදුලි බලාගාරයයි. නොරොච්චෝලේ ධාරිතාවය වැඩි කර, මුළු රටම වැටිය හැකි […]

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Ajahn Brahm’s message for Sri Lanka on 2 April 2022

Sunday, April 3rd, 2022

Premalal Mirihagalla Refrain from anger, Act peacefully, This too will change.

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Opposition lawmakers in Sri Lanka protest government’s decision to impose state of emergency

Sunday, April 3rd, 2022

Courtesy The Telegraph (UK) Over 600 protesters arrested in Colombo for violating nationwide curfew Defying curfew orders, lawmakers from Sri Lanka’s principal opposition party Samagi Jana Balawegaya (SJB) on Sunday staged an anti-government protest here against President Gotabaya Rajapaksa’s move to impose a state of emergency and other restrictions amidst the worst economic crisis in […]

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Streets in Colombo wear deserted look amid 36-hour Nationwide Curfew

Sunday, April 3rd, 2022

Courtesy ANI Colombo (Sri Lanka), April 03 (ANI): The roads of Colombo on April 03 wore a deserted look following the imposition of the 36-hour Nationwide Curfew. The Nationwide Curfew has been declared by the Sri Lankan government ahead of an ‘Arab Spring’ style protest scheduled to be staged later in the day. Ahead of […]

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Sri Lanka crisis: Man kills himself in front of President Rajapaksa’s house

Sunday, April 3rd, 2022

Courtesy The Week He has been demanding an end to power outage A 53-year-old man killed himself in front of Sri Lankan President Gotabaya Rajapaksa’s house in Mirihana, even as the 36-hour curfew imposed in the country failed to deter protestors from venturing out and staging agitations. According to media reports, the man killed himself […]

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Kin of Lankan minister Namal Rajapaksa leave country: Report

Sunday, April 3rd, 2022

Courtesy The Week Amid continuing disenchantment with the Gotabaya Rajapaksa government in Sri Lanka, a media outlet reported on Sunday that relatives of a prominent minister had left the country. Sri Lanka has been under curfew since Saturday as part of attempts by the Gotabaya Rajapaksa dispensation to prevent protests over the ongoing economic crisis. […]

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Sri Lanka protesters gather despite curfew and social media shutdown

Sunday, April 3rd, 2022

Courtesy TRTWorld Sri Lankan forces moved to stop a protest by opposition lawmakers and supporters attempting to march to the capital’s Independence Square from the home of opposition leader Sajith Premadasa. Armed troops in Sri Lanka have blocked an opposition protest march staged in defiance of an emergency curfew to protest the island nation’s worsening […]

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In Fake Whatsapp Forward, Sri Lanka’s Left Radical JVP Claims Indian Army Arrived in Colombo, Govt Denies

Sunday, April 3rd, 2022

Courtesy News18 In Fake Whatsapp Forward, Sri Lanka’s Left Radical JVP Claims Indian Army Arrived in Colombo, Govt Denieshttps://www.news18.com/news/world/in-fake-whatsapp-forward-sri-lankas-left-radical-jvp-claims-indian-army-arrived-in-colombo-govt-denies-4937102.html

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