Students clash with Police

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A clash had been reported a shortwhile ago between the Police and Inter University Students Federation (IUSF), who earlier forcibly entered the premises of the Higher Education ministry in Town Hall after breaking its gates.

Sources said that after escaping from the Ministry premises, students had come to the Viharamaha Devi Park. The Students started to attack pelting stones on Police, who used water canon to disperse the protestors.

At least 20 persons, including 12 policemen and eight students, were hospitalised following clash, police said.Police also took 21 students into custody for questioning, Police Spokesman Prishantha Jayakody said.

  Comments - 32

  • Hasitha Thursday, 14 October 2010 11:46 PM

    Students have no right to teach lessons, other than learning from others.....

    Karolis Friday, 15 October 2010 12:01 AM

    Ela Kollo or Ela Harak?

    Hasiya Friday, 15 October 2010 07:35 AM

    Majority is stupid my friend....... Especially the ones who get the education for free at Govt Universities

    Hasiya Friday, 15 October 2010 07:36 AM

    100% true

    Soldier from Sinha R Friday, 15 October 2010 03:43 AM

    My friend today Srilanka`s strugle is between Educated Citizens and Uneducated Rulling Thugs.

    Ruwan Ferdinandez Friday, 15 October 2010 07:47 AM

    That's exactly the point. These guys make mockery of the free education when at the university and once they leave the university, they not only forget what they were shouting about but hate the new lot who does it. Student protests are a fake show fueled by the JVP ideology.

    knight Rider Friday, 15 October 2010 03:54 AM

    this is there way of saying thank you to their parents, teachers and the government for providing them free higher education.

    Jayatillaka Thursday, 14 October 2010 02:29 PM

    Higher Education ministry in Town Hall should be shift to a remote place

    sam Thursday, 14 October 2010 02:45 PM

    Government should take tough actions against these students.

    Gayan Samarasekara Friday, 15 October 2010 04:20 AM

    This is the will the university students have in standing up against antidemocratic moves. Only the students are strong enough to take up this challenge. None other Sri Lankan can do it. Well done guys.

    gamed77 Thursday, 14 October 2010 03:01 PM

    JVP. Wants another body to parade !!!!

    tommy Thursday, 14 October 2010 03:07 PM

    s b dissanayake is the one responsible for all this

    Wasantha Friday, 15 October 2010 08:18 AM

    Is it incorrct to say that police clash with students?.

    Chamila Friday, 15 October 2010 08:19 AM

    University yanna beri unata Jealousda?

    TP Thursday, 14 October 2010 03:20 PM

    Is this the begining of Enlightment???

    R Friday, 15 October 2010 04:43 AM

    Is opening private universities anti democratic?

    kel Friday, 15 October 2010 04:44 AM

    univercity student are no 1 stupid people in sri lanka
    when they enter the univercity they are thinking they are the
    most important people in the world. ones they left the univercity they will forget everything . if any problem with the management or administration they have to go in right way to solve the problem . not like this arrogant way

    Channa Friday, 15 October 2010 05:01 AM

    We should start charging fees, then these rioters will understand the value of education.

    Channa Friday, 15 October 2010 05:03 AM

    hese future generation will start another 1987...

    Smart Aleck Thursday, 14 October 2010 04:25 PM

    The fault of free higher education and political infiltration of student unions.

    demon Thursday, 14 October 2010 04:29 PM

    ane manda...wheres this lanka is going ?

    Lakmal Thursday, 14 October 2010 04:42 PM

    ela ela , ela kollo tikakne !!!!

    Z Fernando Thursday, 14 October 2010 05:02 PM

    Students, you have time to rectify rest of the world. But, you don't have time to study. Why don't you all study hard, get through your exams quickly and got to the society and start serving the people with the knowledge you gained? I can't call anyone doing just that as "ALAYA"!

    henagahapan Thursday, 14 October 2010 05:15 PM

    do not underestimate these future generation.... they will teach a good lesson if rulers use force... as stupid SB stated ...

    Riyadh Thursday, 14 October 2010 05:18 PM

    we hope we will not look forwerd for another Beeshanaya like 87-89 era.... the parents have to take care of these children not to do these kind of things... he Goverment is too have to forgive these children...

    gamahami Friday, 15 October 2010 05:51 AM

    NOT ALL UNIVERSITY STUDENTS ARE STUPID.
    THOSE MISLED BY THE JVP ARE THE STUPID UNIV. STUDENTS.
    EVEN THE OTHER STUDENTS OF THE CAMPOUS KNOW THAT. MOST OF THEM DO NOT SUPPORT THEM BUT HATE THEM.
    NOWADAYS EVERY JVP er OR STUDENTS THINK THAT THEY HAVE THE SOUL OF S.F. IN THEIR BODY

    monarawila nilame Friday, 15 October 2010 06:10 AM

    if we have a higher education ministry, then how come our politicians doesn't have at least AL's.

    ffffffffffffffffffff Friday, 15 October 2010 06:38 AM

    higher education minister should get the responsible of these problem. when he was at the university he fighted for free education and now he forget every thing.

    Baba Boo Thursday, 14 October 2010 07:50 PM

    A battle between brain and brawn .

    Baba Boo Thursday, 14 October 2010 07:52 PM

    Battle between brain and brawn. Does it need a doctorate in nuclear physics to know as to who will will.


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