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Sinhala Ravaya lodges complaint against UNP rally

21 March 2016 02:26 pm - 7     - {{hitsCtrl.values.hits}}


The Sinhala Ravaya today lodged a complaint at the Police Headquarters against the United National Party (UNP) in connection with the rally organized by the party at the Colombo Lipton Circus on March 15.  

Sinhala Ravaya President Ven. Akmeemana Dayarathana Thero lodging the complaint with IGP N. K Illangakoon stated that several roads were blocked and commuters including patients were inconvenienced by the rally.

 “The Police filed legal action against us when we were conducting a protest march from Kalutara Town to Kalutara Bo tree,” the Thero said.   

The Thera said even the public found it difficult to reach to the Colombo National Hospital due to the UNP rally.

“The police didn’t take action against the UNP which caused effected the public and patients severly. The law should be applied equally,” the Thera said. (DS)

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  Comments - 7

  • mosquito Monday, 21 March 2016 02:40 PM

    do you run a kindergarden via DM Android App

    Ravi Monday, 21 March 2016 03:03 PM

    naduth hamuduruwange baduth hamudurwange ane kale wane waseee

    Chathuranga Monday, 21 March 2016 03:57 PM

    Legal actions should be taken against UNP also because the law should be equally applied for all.But we do not like to see Buddhist monks appearing for these sort activities. Lord Buddha has clearly advised them not engage with dethis katha since that can harm their noble path and whole Buddhism. These days we see Buddhist monks in each and every protests.court cases,riot. It seems that they are going after cheap politics and some want to appear in TV and newspapers disregarding what they are supposed to do

    vt Monday, 21 March 2016 04:57 PM

    Chathuranga - You are absolutely right .

    Lal Monday, 21 March 2016 05:55 PM

    Both MRs and UNP rallies were legal and done with permission.

    MF Monday, 21 March 2016 06:24 PM

    Both MRs and UNP rallies had permission to hold the meeting at Hyde Park but Not at the Lipton roundabout obstructing traffic, where the UNP rally was held...

    Sahana Monday, 21 March 2016 09:33 PM

    When u people disturbing courts and public that will nor considered as illegal under mahinda regime

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