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Tuesday 19th February 2019    
All Island Protest Demanding a Daily Basic Salary of Rs 1000 for Plantation Workers | Lankaviews | Views of the TruthLankaviews | Views of the Truth

All Island Protest Demanding a Daily Basic Salary of Rs 1000 for Plantation Workers



‘1000 Movement’ organised an island-wide protest today, urging to increase the daily basic salary of plantation workers up to Rs.1000.

The major protest, representing the 1000th movement, namely trade organisations, left parties, political activists, civil organisations and all other mass organisations took place at Colombo today(23). The protesters gathered at Gasworks Junction Colombo at 3.00 pm today, they marched together through the main street to Colombo Fort where they held a protest rally. Several trade union leaders and representatives of civil organizations addressed the rally.

Series of protests will be called Island-wide parallel to this major protest.

Accordingly, the location of protests as follows;

 

1. Kegalle Dehiowita

2. Badulla town at 10.00 am

3. Haputale town 12.00 noon

4. Demodara 12.00 noon

5 Atampitiya 12.00 noon

6. Jaffna near bus stand3pm

7. Kilinochchi t the market  – at 10.00 am

8. Vavuniya at 10.00 am near Old Bus Stand

9. Matale Rattota

10. Bogawantalawa 8.00 am

11. Hatton

12. Matugama at 3.00 pm

13. Baduruliya at 3.00 pm

14. Talawakele

15. Ragala

16. Nuwara Eliya

17. Delthoṭa

18. 3.00 pm at Ratnapura Clock Tower

19. Kosgama town at 3.00 pm

 In front of all universities, at 12 noon

20. University of Ruhuna

21. University of Sri Jayewardenepura

22. Southeast University

23. Sabaragamuwa University

24. Rajarata University

25. University of Kelaniya

26. Wayamba University

27. University of Peradeniya