16 rallies on May Day

28 April 2017 01:34 pm - 5     - {{hitsCtrl.values.hits}}


Sixteen rallies would be held in Colombo and Kandy in commemoration of the International Workers’ Day that falls on May 1, the Police Media Unit said.

They said 2,600 Police officers had been assigned to enforce law and order during the May Day, while another 1,500 Traffic Police Officers had been assigned to streamline rallies in Colombo and the suburban areas.

May Day rallies are scheduled to be held in the following places.

Party Place
Sri Lanka Freedom Party (SLFP) Getambe Ground, Kandy
United National Party (UNP)    Campbell Park
Sri Lanka Podujana Peramuna (SLPP)    Gall Face Green
Trade and Industrial Progressive Employees Union   Gall Face Green
Lanka Sama Samaja Party (LSSP) Gall Face Green
Democratic Left Front Gall Face Green
People's United Front Gall Face Green
National Freedom Front (NFF) Gall Face Green
Janatha Vimukthi Peramuna (JVP) BRC Ground
Ceylon Bank Employees Union (CBEU) Stanley Jansz Grounds
Lanka Trade Industrial and General Labour Society Stanley Jansz Grounds
Free Trade Zones Public Employees Association Stanley Jansz Grounds
Eksath Kamkaru Sammelanaya Stanley Jansz Grounds
United Socialist Party Kosgas Junction Grandpas
Sri Lanka Communist Party Viharamahadevi Open Air Theatre
Grama Niladahri Association Public Library Auditorium
Samajawadi Samanatha Party New Town Hall
Christian Labourers’ Brotherhood St. Michael’s Church, Polwatte
Jathika Hela Urumaya Bodiraja Mawatha, Pavement Hawkers Centre
Nava Sama Samaja Party Gunasinghepura Grounds
Former First Lady Hema Preadasa and UNP Keselwatte Premadasa Statue
Frontline Socialist Party In front of the DIG office
Socialist Party    Jayantha Weerasekara Community Centre Hall, Maradana
Podujana Sith Meth Peramuna Old Town Hall, Pettah

(Chaturanga Pradeep and Thilanka Kanakarathna)

  Comments - 5

  • ANTON Friday, 28 April 2017 02:21 PM


    channa Friday, 28 April 2017 02:22 PM

    There are 16 types of workers in Sri Lanka.

    ranmala Saturday, 29 April 2017 10:58 AM

    Civil society educate the people not to attend these bankrupt rallies as they are not going to do anything for the masses. Just empty tamashas just to hoodwink the people

    annoyed Friday, 28 April 2017 03:11 PM


    anonymous Friday, 28 April 2017 04:50 PM

    Who cares?

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