Thera enters Mahiyanganaya PS amidst protests (Video)

Thera enters Mahiyanganaya PS amidst protests (Video)

Written by Staff Writer

22 Apr, 2014 | 6:52 pm

UPFA Member of the Mahiyanganaya Pradeshiya Sabha, Venerable Watareka Vijitha Thera, was met with protests at the Pradeshiya Sabha when he attended a council meeting on Tuesday.

A large group had gathered at the entrance to the premises of the Pradeshiya Sabha. A group of people had been engaged in a protest at the entrance of the Pradeshiya Sabha premises since Tuesday morning.

Police officers had been deployed to provide security as a council meeting was to be held.

Venerable Watareka Vijitha Thera entered the council meeting using an entrance in the rear.

Our reporter says that the council meeting proceeded as usual, after the thera entered the chamber, with police protection. However, a large group had gathered at the entrance of the Pradeshiya Sabha and had protested against the thera.

Following the adjournment of the meeting, Venerable Watareka Vijitha Thera left the Pradeshiya Sabha premises under police protection.

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