Sri Lanka Crisis: Government supporters attacked the unarmed protesters sitting outside the presidential palace. The police proceeded from the police line and fired tear gas shells and water cannons at the supporters of the anti-government camps and those who broke the other structures.
Facing a huge economic crisis (Sri Lanka Economic Crisis) Sri Lanka The police have imposed curfew in the capital of the state. This curfew has been imposed after clashes between supporters and opponents of the government on Monday. protesting president Gotabaya Rajapakshe were demanding his resignation. At least 20 have been injured in these clashes. AFP quoted officials as saying that Rajapaksa’s supporters attacked unarmed demonstrators sitting outside the presidential palace on April 9 with sticks and sticks.
The police proceeded from the police line and fired tear gas shells and water cannons at the supporters of the anti-government camps and those who broke the other structures.
The Leader of the Opposition was allegedly attacked by the government supporters. He had come to meet the people protesting peacefully in Gotagogama.
came before according to a report President Gotabaya Rajapaksa has admitted that it has become difficult to control the political and economic crisis in the country after continuous protests by the people. The President says that the crisis has had an adverse effect on the country’s tourism. There has been a huge drop in the number of tourists. The economic burden on the country had increased even before the closure of factories.
According to political sources, Sri Lankan cabinet ministers Prasanna Ranatung, Nalka Godaheva and Ramesh Pathirana have supported Mahinda Rajapaksa’s decision to resign from the post of Prime Minister. However, other than the fellow ministers, Minister Vimalpura Disanayake had said that Mahinda’s resignation would prove to be useless in dealing with the country’s crisis.
According to the report, the Prime Minister can announce his resignation on Monday. After a week, the cabinet can be re-constituted.
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