Sri Lanka Economic Crisis: The situation in Sri Lanka has become very bad. Today in Colombo, the protesters also surrounded the Rashtrapati Bhavan and demonstrated vigorously. President Gotabaya Rajapaksa also had to leave the house and run away. Earlier in Sri Lanka, after increasing pressure from lawyers’ union, human rights groups and political parties, the police on Saturday lifted the curfew ahead of the anti-government protests.
This curfew was imposed in seven divisions in the western province of the country, including Colombo, to prevent anti-government protests.
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• The economic crisis in Sri Lanka has deepened considerably. People have once again taken to the streets due to inflation. Today in Colombo, the protesters also surrounded the Rashtrapati Bhavan and demonstrated vigorously there. President Gotabaya Rajapaksa had to run away from his residence in view of the fierce demonstration of the people in Sri Lanka. Protesters also occupied the residence of President Gotabaya.
Protesters reach outside the stadium during the ongoing Test match between Australia and Sri Lanka in Galle. People who arrived in large numbers created a ruckus. Thousands of protesters also raised slogans here. Sanath Janasuriya has also joined the protest.
• Police in Sri Lanka lifted the curfew on Saturday ahead of anti-government protests, following ever-increasing pressure from lawyers’ union, human rights groups and political parties. This curfew was imposed in seven divisions in the western province of the country, including Colombo, to prevent anti-government protests.
• According to the police, curfew was imposed in seven police divisions in the Western Province, which include Negombo, Kelaniya, Nugegoda, Mount Lavinia, North Colombo, South Colombo and Colombo Central.
• In view of the Sri Lanka crisis, PM Ranil Wickramasinghe has called an emergency meeting of party leaders to discuss the situation. Prime Minister Wickremesinghe has appealed to the Speaker to convene the Parliament session. At the same time, 16 MPs of Sri Lanka Podujana Peramuna (SLPP) have asked President Gotabaya Rajapaksa to resign in a letter. At the same time, there is news that now President Gotabaya Rajapaksa and PM Ranil Wickremesinghe are ready to resign.
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