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* Protest in Colombo tomorrow against Sri Lankan government's Casino Bill
Wed, Dec 4, 2013, 12:43 pm SL Time, ColomboPage News Desk, Sri Lanka.

Nov 04, Colombo: A movement in Sri Lanka has organized a massive protest campaign in Colombo on Thursday (Dec 05) against the proposed Casino Bill.

A coalition of organizations and political parties have formed a joint movement to protest against the government's move to grant approval for the setting up of gaming centers in Colombo with massive tax exemptions.

Several governing party allies have also joined the movement against the Casino Bill.

The movement has already held a series of public seminars to create awareness against the proposed legislation on casinos.

The main opposition United National Party (UNP), Marxist Janatha Vimukthi Peramuna (JVP), governing party ally Jathika Hela Urumaya (JHU) and many other political parties and organizations are expected to participate in the protest on the 5th.

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