The 'Janabalaya Kolambata', protest march organized by the Joint Opposition (JO) scheduled to be held on Wednesday (5) in Colombo, would be carried out in a peaceful way, MP Namal Rajapaksa said today.
Addressing a news briefing, he said the protest march had been organized in a way that no harm would be caused neither by the general public nor to public property.
“The Government is spreading rumours that the JO protest would bring inconvenience and trouble to the general public. It is obvious that the Government is scared of this protest because they know that this protest march would become a challenge to the Government,” the MP said.
"That’s why they are in a move to sabotage this protest march,” the MP added.
He said the protest campaign mainly aimed at toppling the Government and pressing it to go for the General Election.
Meanwhile, MP Kanchana Wijesekera said that anybody could join hands with them irrespective of party affiliations.
“This is a protest for all those who are against this Government and aspiring to have a new Government. Hence, there is no restriction or barrier to joining in this protest,” MP Wijesekera said. (Sheain Fernandopulle)
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Comments - 38
Duwanee Monday, 03 September 2018 07:39 PM
Well done, crank up pressure and prepare the electorate.
stupid Tuesday, 04 September 2018 10:42 AM
Ex-Voter Wednesday, 05 September 2018 09:03 AM
Kolombata kekiri the?
Sam Monday, 03 September 2018 07:42 PM
Now UNP will also stage a rally by bringing people from India.
Harini Tuesday, 04 September 2018 06:36 PM
But why? They have already brought enough people from China.
Balaya Monday, 03 September 2018 07:48 PM
Janabalaya will continue even after (if) you all come back to power. You all organize these protests to gain power at any cost. we know how poweful and peaceful we were when you were in power.
Harini Tuesday, 04 September 2018 06:36 PM
Yup. They ended the war.
acn Tuesday, 04 September 2018 08:25 PM
The ex dictator's apologists have returned, it seems
Jaliya Monday, 03 September 2018 08:16 PM
Janabalaya Kolambata sounds like a new group of tropical worms that is on the rise.
Harini Tuesday, 04 September 2018 06:37 PM
Takes one to know one.
Sam Monday, 03 September 2018 08:18 PM
Dinesh Tuesday, 04 September 2018 12:25 PM
The downfall of MR. His children. A man who cannot control his own children was and now again trying to be President
Nimal Monday, 03 September 2018 08:38 PM
We are coming for the lunch packet and arrack
segfault11 Monday, 03 September 2018 09:14 PM
No basil .. no crowed ... So now it's called a peaceful rally .You can't thretten and terrorise people to get votes.. when will they learn ?
Dhammika Monday, 03 September 2018 09:39 PM
LETS SEE ! . For sure it will cause a lot of inconvienience to the general public .
Angoda Bakka Monday, 03 September 2018 09:46 PM
"Janabalaya Hambanthotata" would be more meaningful.
Jude Monday, 03 September 2018 09:46 PM
So was Hitler!!!
ase Tuesday, 04 September 2018 10:24 AM
a real true word.
Lankaboy Monday, 03 September 2018 10:03 PM
if you are sincere about not causing any harm to public, why don't you organise it on Sundays?
dayan Monday, 03 September 2018 10:06 PM
Do or die battle or end of every thing event?
Ruwantha Monday, 03 September 2018 10:25 PM
The government had allowed you to have this protest but did your great father allowed to do so under his government.
hari Tuesday, 04 September 2018 11:57 AM
Why you said great father is he ????
Dillan Monday, 03 September 2018 10:30 PM
Good move to give some looted money to back to people .Do every week until you spend all looted money.
TONY Monday, 03 September 2018 10:33 PM
IT IS COMMONSENSE THAT PROTESTS DO CAUSE UNWARRANTED INCONVENIENCE TO THE PUBLIC AND THOSE STAGING THE PROTEST FIGHT AGAINST THE LAW ENFORCING AUTHORITIES. WE HAVE SEEN ALMOST ALL PROTESTS ENDING UP IN THIS SCENARIO.
TONY Monday, 03 September 2018 10:35 PM
HOW CAN YOU CHANGE THE GOVT OVERNIGHT LIKE YOU SAY. WE HAVE TO FOLLOW THE LAWS AND THE CONSTITUTION UNLIKE UNDER YOUR FATHERS REGIME
joshua Tuesday, 04 September 2018 08:35 AM
Do these thugs know the meaning of the word "peaceful" ?
mahin Tuesday, 04 September 2018 06:22 PM
Meening of words: Jana Balaya - 850 /killo in manning marketJana parawa 300/ killoJan kumbalawa 250/ killo
James Packer Tuesday, 04 September 2018 08:59 AM
Rapists and Thieves are coming to Colombo Tomorrow. Protect your children specially girls from James Packer.
kukula Tuesday, 04 September 2018 09:06 AM
The failed copy cat Rajapaksha family.
rbh Tuesday, 04 September 2018 09:09 AM
What happens on janabalaya days you will have crowedand on the election day UNP will have the vote due to global political network related ( Loka balaya)
SENA Tuesday, 04 September 2018 11:13 AM
CITIZEN Tuesday, 04 September 2018 12:15 PM
Well and good. Otherwise, you know where will you be having your daily meals!
hari Tuesday, 04 September 2018 12:19 PM
Please make your father mistake to say "Janabalaya" this is a gonn Janabalaya
Patriot Tuesday, 04 September 2018 12:53 PM
By inconveniencing common public, you will lose more votes.
Mohamed Tuesday, 04 September 2018 01:11 PM
Didn't hitler do the same thing? Dictators, So predictable. Anything can be achieved through fear. Am I right Mr Namal?We know these guys are coming back into power. They are just making sure we don't forget.
Sam Tuesday, 04 September 2018 03:51 PM
How this can be organized without having prior approval from the local police station? Where is the law and order of the country?
Cwelangoda Tuesday, 04 September 2018 04:55 PM
Mr mohamed, You dont have to be afraid of demonstrations it is part of democracy and display of human rights so sit back and watch.
TONY Wednesday, 05 September 2018 11:31 AM
JO IS TRYING TO CHANGE GOVT BEFORE CASES AGAINST THEIR CORRUPT BROTHERS ARE TAKEN UP IN COURTS
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