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A protest march -- organsied by the civil society group Purawasi Balaya is currently underway near the parliament roundabout – to urge parliamentarians to enact the long-awaited 19th Amendment to the Constitution.

Ven. Maduluwawe Sobitha Thera, the Leader of the National Movement for Social Justice, former President Chandrika Bandaranaike Kumaratunga and several civil society groups including politicians and members of the clergy are participating in the protest march.

Meanwhile, heavy traffic has been reported along Parliament Road, at Battaramulla and Rajagiriya as a result of the protest march.

The protesters said, at the end of their march, they would stage a Satyagraha at Independence Square.(SD)


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  • Sunil Perera Monday, 27 April 2015 01:07 PM

    These great guys and gals should be given refreshments because they deserve it. This is HISTORY in the making.

    Gune Monday, 27 April 2015 01:28 PM

    True and I cant understand why some politicians were against it.

    God bless you all Monday, 27 April 2015 01:30 PM

    Good work CBK

    kukula Monday, 27 April 2015 01:37 PM

    Well done and god bless the movement.

    We thank you Monday, 27 April 2015 02:07 PM

    We need to thank CBK, sobitha and amila theros for all their hard work to bring peace to this country

    nakalingam Monday, 27 April 2015 02:14 PM

    Wish them all success for a better future for srilanka

    Freedom Monday, 27 April 2015 02:32 PM

    Unfortunately only hooligans protesting inside the parliament are given refreshments and food with public funds.


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