Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe said they have given freedom to protesters to come to Colombo and that they have only instructed that the public should not be hindered by the protest.
“We have not tried to prevent people or protesters coming to Colombo.We have given them freedom. We have only instructed that the public should not be hindered by the protest,” Wickremesinghe tweeted.
“September 05 is not a public holiday. Schoolchildren and office workers come to Colombo. Many other people, too, come to the city for their needs. We cannot let them to be affected by the protest,” the Prime Minister said.
Mm Wednesday, 5 September 2018 15:29
Sir, if you have any dignity left, pls resign from the UNP without hindering progress
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Thanos Wednesday, 5 September 2018 15:46
So now you care about protests? Where were you when there were literally daily protests hindering our lives including blocking the critical lotus junction which leads to multiple public and private hospitals as well as financial institutions?
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ANTON Wednesday, 5 September 2018 16:00
IS IT A NORM THAT THIS PROTEST SHOULD BE CARRIED OUT IN FORT AND PETTAH ?
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