Police teargas protesting students

29 November 2016 05:32 pm - 10     - {{hitsCtrl.values.hits}}

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Police fired tear gas and water cannons to disperse protesters of the Inter University Students' Federation (IUSF) at Parliament Roundabout a short while ago.

They were marching towards parliament.

Video by Chamilka

Pix by Lahiru Harshana

 

  Comments - 10

  • Silva Wednesday, 30 November 2016 09:11 AM

    Very true. To stop this nonsense with our tax money they should be asked to pay a fees proportionately or give them a bank loan to be paid after employment. These students wasting their time and our money and time both.

    Anja Tuesday, 29 November 2016 06:33 PM

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    Arnold Wednesday, 30 November 2016 09:52 AM

    We work hard, send our children to private education and pay taxes to educate these trouble makers. This should stop now.

    Rhonda Taylor Wednesday, 30 November 2016 11:49 AM

    What a damn inconvenience to the public. These protests and demonstrations are becoming a pain in the bum. Traffic congestion and waste of our time and money.

    Shan Wednesday, 30 November 2016 12:11 PM

    These students never understood government spending money on them to educate . Government spending doctors and engineers at least 5 million per head to educate them . Which is include building maintenance staffs bills and etc. These kind of activities can be stopped if government charge them money.

    Graham Wednesday, 30 November 2016 12:17 PM

    My3 will issue a statement saying that he didn't know police was using tear gas and he'll ask for report as usual.

    Prash Wednesday, 30 November 2016 12:19 PM

    Anthare, obata sathutuida dan?

    andycap Wednesday, 30 November 2016 01:36 PM

    Apparently most of them are forced into this. There's political motive behind this!!

    Citizen Ash Wednesday, 30 November 2016 02:06 PM

    what has a monk got to do here. Should be dis-robed immediately... The monk scam in SL via DM Android App

    Jude Wednesday, 30 November 2016 07:13 AM

    Believe me,!!! you can eliminate all this Nonsense activities simply charge the University students for the Education at least 25% or 50% of the Cost!!!! Thereafter, Govt will hardly encounter with university students protest or aggression!!!?? Period!!?


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