Opposition parties and trade unions organise protests in Colombo

Opposition parties and trade unions organise protests in Colombo

Written by Staff Writer

28 Jan, 2014 | 9:44 pm

Several political parties and organisations staged  protest a march against the government in Colombo on Tuesday.

The march comprised of several individual processions that commenced from various points in the city.

The procession organised by the Democratic Party commenced in Maradana. This was held under the theme of standing against corruption, lawlessness, casinos, narcotics and economic pressures.

The procession proceeded to the Colombo Fort Railway station via Technical Junction in Maradana.

Several other processions that commenced from various points in the city converged on Hyde Park in Colombo.

The protests were organised by several opposition political parties including the UNP, civil society organisation and trade unions organised these marches.

 

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