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The meeting of the representatives of the UNP-led trade unions and party seniors held at Sirikotha was disrupted today when some participants became aggressive, party sources said.

“Trade Union members became hostile when expressing the issues they were facing,” the source said.

The hostile shouting began when party leader Ranil Wickremesinghe was leaving the Sirikotha auditorium after addressing the meeting.

Mr Wickremesinghe and other seniors were leaving to attend the party's Working Committee meeting.

He stopped for a while to chat with the union members when they started heckling at him.
“We are still to get our promotions and increments," they were heard saying.

Mr. Wickremesinghe' requested them to calm down.

After Mr Wickremesinghe's departure, former MP Palitha Range Bandara who spoke to union members assured them that the party seniors would meet union members to address their issues.
However, some union members started shouting slogans outside Sirikotha premises.

"Apita bedila Inna be. (We cannot allow a division in the party), they shouted. (Yohan Perera)


  Comments - 9

  • BuffaloaCitizen Monday, 08 June 2020 02:25 PM

    These are the hench-aiya's of the parties who will do any dirty trick for Politicians for their own personal gain. Now they are fighting each other again for their own gains. True bastards of the nation.

    Srikotha Monday, 08 June 2020 10:06 PM

    Looks like Ranil's end is nearing.

    Independent Tuesday, 09 June 2020 08:59 AM

    Basil's black money in play. Good job done together with the intelligence officer. They have the digital media, print media as well as trade unions. Now they can rob the country just like they did earlier. In the name of patriotism. Please build more and more airports and ports taking billions of loans. Sri Lankan people think those as development.

    HAri M Tuesday, 09 June 2020 09:32 AM

    time to forcefully kick out the parasites of UNP rallying with RW!

    ram Tuesday, 09 June 2020 03:07 PM

    at least by this time RW can take a good decession on the interest of public to save the country

    Kude Kooka Weerawansa Tuesday, 09 June 2020 04:37 PM

    Very good now only three women will remain in UNP, they are Ranil, Ravi

    Dr. K.K. Jayaweera Tuesday, 09 June 2020 04:38 PM

    Hard slap for Ranil Wickramasinghe, that is why he slipped away yesterday, shame of this man.

    Prof. Hendry Jayatillake Tuesday, 09 June 2020 04:40 PM

    Ravi now where are you going to hang, why not join with Sajith if he invites you. I doubt, Sajith will not entertain rogues like you man.

    H.P. Thillakaratne Tuesday, 09 June 2020 04:43 PM

    No other way, RW should be kicked out along with Ravi and old Nutties like John for UNP to prosper.

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