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Olcott mawatha in Pettah has been temporarily closed for vehicles as a result of the protest march launched by university students who are heading towards police headquarters in Fort. The road closure has resulted in a severe traffic jam in the area.

The students plan to stage a sathyagraha campaign in front of the Police Headquarters.  According to IUSF Convener Udul Premaratne, students from all the universities taking part in the protest march.  (LP)

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  • Smart Aleck Wednesday, 28 July 2010 10:14 AM

    The JVP will be hoping for another Billa (sacrifice) for their political campaign.

    UNL Wednesday, 28 July 2010 10:38 AM

    Who ? the protesters. ?

    asha Thursday, 29 July 2010 07:13 AM

    short term-..
    what willbe the long-term protection?

    colombofish Thursday, 29 July 2010 03:46 AM

    How many people were killed by policemen in the past days. But those scenes were covered by the police with some stories. It will be good from the public and students if the same action is taken to teach a good lesson.

    nishV Wednesday, 28 July 2010 09:23 AM

    i think enough is enough. there should be a control over these campaigns for at the end of the day, it's the general public who suffer.

    Saranga Wednesday, 28 July 2010 09:30 AM

    These idiots should be taught a good lesson!

    Babanis Wednesday, 28 July 2010 04:27 PM

    Sorry sir, these is the cream of our society, It is not easy to get entrance into a Sri Lanka university. To me it sound like sour grapes.

    Ravi Wednesday, 28 July 2010 09:37 AM

    Universities are not suitable for these thugs.

    Ruwan Wednesday, 28 July 2010 09:46 AM

    Government ignore peoples protest because they think they are too powerful, in the near future they will be in deep trouble...........

    charith Wednesday, 28 July 2010 10:07 AM

    Don't give up. go ahead and hit them. Sri lankan police shame to sri lanka..


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