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* Sri Lanka’s peaceful people’s protest at Galle Face marks 50th day today
Sat, May 28, 2022, 12:00 pm SL Time, ColomboPage News Desk, Sri Lanka.

May 28, Colombo: The non-partisan peaceful people’s struggle opposite the Presidential Secretariat at Galle Face Green in Colombo marks the 50th consecutive day today (28).

The protests demanding the resignation of President Gotabaya Rajapaksa commenced on the 9th of April and it has been continuing round the clock despite the adverse weather and attacks by the government supporters on 9th May.

People from all walks of life have since gathered at Galle Face pledging their support to the indefinite protests.

A protest march from Liberty Junction in Kollupitiya to Gota Go Gama in Galle Face will be held at 2.00 pm today to mark the 50th day of protest.

In a press briefing held yesterday, the main opposition Samagi Jana Balawegaya said they will hold a protest march to mark the 50th day of the Gota Go Gama.

Protesters say a number of other events will also take place at Gota Go Gama.

Meanwhile the Police have obtained a court order over protest march scheduled to be held today to mark the 50th day of Gota Go Gama.

According to the Police statement, Court has banned protesters from entering several roads and State institutions in Fort area.

 

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