Lankapage Logo Recent Top Stories
CP 14 YEARS
Go Home Home Serving the Sri Lankan community globally since 2000
go to LankaPage.com

Leading News from Sri Lanka::

* Sri Lanka Opposition Leader calls for people to join forces to topple the government
Tue, Jan 15, 2013, 11:32 am SL Time, ColomboPage News Desk, Sri Lanka.

Jan 15, Colombo: Opposition Leader of Sri Lanka Ranil Wickremasinghe says that people have to join forces to take to the streets to topple the government.

He has said that democracy could be saved only by taking the fight to the streets.

Addressing an event at the National Lawyers Union in Rajagiriya, he has observed that the impeachment of the Chief Justice had proved that democracy and law and order were at stake in the country.

Wickremasinghe has added that a country could never progress without democracy or law and order.

According to Wickremasinghe, professionals, intellectuals, working people, students and everyone need to unite to fight to save democracy by toppling the government.

He has also taken a swipe at the media saying that some media personnel who had obtained laptop and vehicle loans from the government had tried to sabotage the main opposition United National Party's (UNP's) actions.



ColomboPage - Recent 10 Stories
Rs. 5.7 million robbed from a stat bank ATM in Monaragala
-- [4 hours ago]
Sri Lankans urged to conserve water and electricity as rains not sufficient
-- [4 hours ago]
Prices of eye lenses to be reduced from next week
-- [5 hours ago]
Provincial Chief Ministers meet former President to unite Sri Lanka Freedom Party
-- [5 hours ago]
Extraordinary Gazette notification announces Right to Information Act to be enforced from February 3rd
Renuka City Hotel honors and rewards 46 long serving employees
Sarath Fonseka to be questioned further on Lasantha Wickrematunge murder
Sri Lanka will try to negotiate separate trade agreements with Britain - PM
International Commission of Jurists calls on Sri Lanka to implement recommendations of Consultation Task Force
President pledges to increase funding for research and development

Copyright © 2000, 2012 by LankaPage.com (LLC) :
The news and other contents on ColomboPage are copyrighted property of LankaPage.com, LLC. Any unauthorized use of any information on ColomboPage may constitute a violation of copyright laws. You need written permission to reproduce, republish, post, transmit, broadcast or distribute, material from this site from LankaPage.com, LLC. However, news organizations or broadcasters in Sri Lanka may republish the news items in ColomboPage with proper acknowledgment to ColomboPage.