IUSF and UNP on protest march; several roads congested


The Inter University Students’ Federation is currently engaged in a protest march based on 7 demands including the need to protect free education.According to our correspondent, the protest march which commenced from the University of Kelaniya, passed Panchikawatta short while ago.

The Convener of the Federation Lahiru Weerasekara stated that they intend to proceed until the Presidential Secretariat.

Meanwhile, UNP has also organized a political rally at Hyde Park in Colombo today.

A political march in conjunction with the rally, held under the theme ‘Allow a new Sri Lanka’, commenced near the Nelum Pokuna Theatre.

Our correspondent stated that a traffic congestion was observed in several roads around the Town Hall.