Posted on 12.05.2018 by Chandana Sirimalwatte in Local News with 0 Comments
Inter-University Students’Fedaration demanded to remove suspension on Students activists and other students in Rajarata and Southeastern universities as the administration decided to suspend students’ classes without proper investigation. Further, IUSF demanded to stop student repression carried out by arbitrary administrators with immediate effect.
Students began a march from near the Aesthetic university on the 4th afternoon, walked through Nelum Pokuna, Town Hall and Maradana and reached the Presidential Secretariat. Lotus Road has been blocked using police barriers and students has begun to protest peacefully demanding a meeting with the President.
However, peaceful protests over a reasonable request were blocked by the Police riot squad and used tear gas. This has been conferred as an attack on the instructions given by the President as the Cabinet has been suspended and since the state mechanism is under the President at present.