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The protesters at the Galle Face protest site "GotaGoGama" have completetly vacated the site today after 125 days.

They dismantled their last tent from the site this afternoon.

A group of protesters who continued to stay at the protest site near the Presidential Secretariat on the Galle Face Green had already left the site on August 9.

However, several protesters stayed at the location until this afternoon.

They dismantled all the remaining canopies after police again today told the protesters who were occupying the site to leave within 15 minutes. 


  Comments - 15

  • Karu Friday, 12 August 2022 10:19 PM

    We saw the good. the bad and the ugly.

    Old fox has shown his wicked face Friday, 12 August 2022 10:26 PM

    Protesters you all have created a new chapter in our politics and you will be remembered for ever.

    GHT Friday, 12 August 2022 11:25 PM

    All is working under the US instructions, simply, the US is RULING Sri Lanka, and we lost our SOVEREIGNTY.

    TONI Friday, 12 August 2022 11:36 PM

    THAT DOES NOT MEAN, IT IS THE END OF PROTESTS. WE WILL START WHEN RANIL FAILS AND WE WANT HIM TO GO HOME. PROTESTS SITES ARE ALL OVER THE COUNTRY NOT ONLY GALLE FACE

    Cheers Saturday, 13 August 2022 04:17 AM

    Absolutely disgusting protest 125 days jobless, homeless, 3rd grade, drugs, alcohol, sex uneducated jvp Mafia with opposition, ngo, diaspora , USA, Europe escalating it to send a strong leader who stood firm for his country and majority people who voted for him. But this will change in the next ballot making the protesters the loosers

    225 ම ගෙදර පල Saturday, 13 August 2022 05:48 AM

    The entire nation is grateful to you. The majority of the protesters were peaceful and achieved many important results. The people of Sri Lanka will show their real power in the next General Election and choose a government that truely represent them. Aragalayata Jayawewa!

    P.K.M. Samarakoon [Attorney-at-Law] Saturday, 13 August 2022 06:52 AM

    They will only vacate the venue, but still the Aragalaya will follow until Rajapakshes' and SLPP is completely wiped out and abolished.

    Atha Katha Somay Saturday, 13 August 2022 06:55 AM

    Until a proper Govt. is formed with professionals and young bullets, excluding Potuwa robbers, our protests will follow as a shadow.

    Ass Rudawa Saturday, 13 August 2022 07:14 AM

    It was getting to be more of a sight for sore eyes, no?

    Brave youths Saturday, 13 August 2022 08:00 AM

    You have vacated from Galle Face but you youths are living permanently in our minds as great heroes.

    Ali Kulappuwa Saturday, 13 August 2022 08:28 AM

    The Aragala leaders are getting the pay checks now. Ratta already complaining of funds transferred to his account from an unknown source.

    Karalasingam Sivalingam Saturday, 13 August 2022 09:15 AM

    Majority of the protesters were tired and waiting for an opportunity to vacate. None of the long drawn struggles have succeeded, 20 year war of Americans in Vietnam, LTTE's 30 year war etc; . Need of the our is to embrace all sections of the country and salvage the country.

    Anne Karunaratne Saturday, 13 August 2022 10:08 AM

    Sadly, Aragalaya lost its vision/mission/purpose! Glad that GF is cleared now, at least we can take kids to Galle Face now.

    Curious Saturday, 13 August 2022 11:01 AM

    Argalayata jayaweva! The country has proven that despite all hardships some sections of the people will always be content with one set of robbers being replaced by another and for a sizeable section of people a deep desire for changing the system and holding the looters accountable does not exist!

    Martin Milton Saturday, 13 August 2022 06:08 PM

    Good move by the protestors. There will be time soon when they can come on to the streets and not to this pice of treasured Greenery. MM


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