Tense situation in Rawatawatta

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A tense situation is reported in Rawatawatta as protesting carpenters hurled water bottles at MInister Jeevan Kumarathnuge who visited the scene of protest.

 Heavy traffic is prevailing in the Rawatawatta and Moratuwa areas along the Galle Road due to a protest march by carpenters.

More than 1000 carpenters are participating in the protest demanding authorities to meet a number of their grievances which has severely affected them to engage in their profession. (SD)





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  • Peter Thursday, 25 July 2013 10:54 AM

    Haaaaa!!!! Why you attended for this. I think you can take this oppotunity for your next film well.

    Laminate Wednesday, 24 July 2013 06:27 AM

    we are still sinking, more to come.........

    LonwaboTsotsobe Wednesday, 24 July 2013 09:48 AM

    the cops under the umbrellas look like they have come for some garden tea party... they are even holding pink girly umbrellas :P

    nalaka Wednesday, 24 July 2013 06:35 AM

    issaranang dushtayan 5 denek ta gahapu naluwa dang wathura bothal waling guti kanawa

    kapa Wednesday, 24 July 2013 09:53 AM

    Jeeva remembered that he represents Moratuwa only after he heard about this protest.

    Karunawathie Wednesday, 24 July 2013 12:21 PM

    These people must have thrown the water bottles to this " Powder Baba", to give him a wash.

    Hasan Wednesday, 24 July 2013 12:22 PM

    People still don't know whom to pelt stones? why don't you pelt stone on Kudu dealers, Child abusers and rapist ?

    ANTON Wednesday, 24 July 2013 06:58 AM

    JEEVAN COULD HAVE BITE HIS NOSE.

    ANTON Wednesday, 24 July 2013 07:00 AM

    JEEVAN COULD HAVE BITTEN HIS NOSE.

    Rubert Vanderkoon Wednesday, 24 July 2013 12:32 PM

    Yes we are but isn't it sad the politicians have to seek police protection from angry folks who in the first place voted him in?

    Andrew Pitugala Wednesday, 24 July 2013 10:29 AM

    Filmed for a soon to be released Movie. "Vaduwa Kapothi"

    comment Thursday, 25 July 2013 02:30 AM

    Test

    saradiyal Wednesday, 24 July 2013 07:54 AM

    Way to go beat and chase these brothel operators


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