Sri Lanka Crisis: PM Mahinda Rajapaksa resigns, curfew imposed after violent clash

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Sri Lanka Crisis: PM Mahinda Rajapakse had taken a positive stand on President Gotabaya Rajapaksa’s request, demanding his resignation amid the deepening economic crisis in the nation. Along with this, he also considered the imposition of emergency in the nation right.

Mahinda Rajapaksa Resigns: The Prime Minister of Sri Lanka Mahinda Rajapaksa has resigned from the post. According to local media, Mahinda Rajapaksa has taken this decision amid violent protests in the capital Colombo. Protests are taking place in many parts of the country after President Gotabaya Rajapaksa imposed emergency for the second time in Sri Lanka. On Monday, supporters of the government attacked the protesters who were staging a sit-in outside the Rashtrapati Bhavan.

Earlier in the day, police imposed a curfew in the Sri Lankan capital, which is facing a severe economic crisis. This curfew was imposed after clashes between supporters and opponents of the government on Monday.

, The protesters were demanding the resignation of President Gotabaya Rajapakshe. 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.

Earlier on Saturday, there was news that Prime Minister Mahinda Rajapaksa may resign amid the emergency imposed in Sri Lanka, which is facing economic crisis. If sources are to be believed, the Prime Minister had taken a positive stand on the request of President Gotabaya Rajapaksa, in which he was asked to resign amid the deepening economic crisis in the nation. Along with this, he also considered the imposition of emergency in the nation right.

In fact, on May 4, the main opposition party of Sri Lanka issued a no-confidence motion against Prime Minister Mahinda Rajapakshe and his cabinet. The opposition alleges that when the country is going through its worst economic crisis, Rajapaksa did not discharge his constitutional obligations. Sri Lanka’s main opposition SJB on Tuesday submitted a no-confidence motion against the SLPP coalition government and President Gotabaya Rajapaksa to the Speaker of Parliament. On the other hand, the government announced the formation of a sub-committee of the cabinet with the aim of considering the proposal of the new constitution.

Samagi Jana Balvegaya (SJB) general secretary Ranjith Madduma Bandara had said, “We met the (Parliament) speaker at his residence and submitted two no-confidence motions to him. One against the President under Article 42 of the Constitution and the other against the government. ,


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