Lankapage Logo Recent Top Stories
Go Home Home Serving the Sri Lankan community globally since 2000
go to

Leading News from Sri Lanka::

* Marxist movement in Sri Lanka to hold a massive protest march and rally on the 6th
Fri, Feb 1, 2013, 10:23 am SL Time, ColomboPage News Desk, Sri Lanka.

Feb 01, Colombo: The Anti-Imperialist People's Movement affiliated to Sri Lanka's Marxist party Janatha Vimukthi Peramuna (JVP) is to hold a massive protest march and rally in Colombo on the 6th.

The rally will be held after the march at the Hyde Park in Colombo.

Co-convener of the Movement and JVP politburo member, K.D. Lal Kantha said the march and the rally are held to protest against the imperialist interventions in the country and the family rule in the country that allows for such interferences.

He observed that the imperialist forces used the arbitrary acts of the government to attempt to intervene in the country's affairs.

"Therefore, it is the government that has paved the way for such interventions," he added.

According to Lal Kantha, the government, when such imperialist interventions take place, tries to satisfy them by offering economic bribes that cost the country.

He noted that the protest march and rally on the 6th would be held with full force in order to build a campaign against the government's actions and those of the imperialists before the UN Human Rights Council (UNHRC) sessions in Geneva next month.

ColomboPage - Recent 10 Stories
UNP and UPFA decide to jointly establish power in Galle MC
-- [24 minutes ago]
Footsteps to Freedom II: Walking hand in hand towards better mental health in Sri Lanka
-- [1 hour and 3 minutes ago]
President orders immediate halt to construction projects, land filling in Muthurajawela sanctuary
-- [1 hour and 25 minutes ago]
UK expresses disappointment and concern on Sri Lanka's slow progress in democratic reforms and human rights
-- [1 hour and 50 minutes ago]
Sri Lankan President leaves for Pakistan to attend Republic Day celebrations
-- [2 hours ago]
U.S. Embassy and Matara Chamber of Commerce launch American Innovation Hub
-- [8 hours ago]
Court grants permission to former deputy minister Sarath Kumara Gunaratne to travel abroad
-- [8 hours ago]
Sri Lanka, Pakistan to sign MoU on bilateral cooperation in foreign affairs during President's visit
-- [8 hours ago]
Government decides to provide fertilizer to farmers instead of vouchers
-- [9 hours ago]
CSE to host Global Reporting Initiative workshop on Sustainability Reporting and CSR

Copyright © 2000, 2012 by (LLC) :
The news and other contents on ColomboPage are copyrighted property of, 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, LLC. However, news organizations or broadcasters in Sri Lanka may republish the news items in ColomboPage with proper acknowledgment to ColomboPage.