Protest demanding burial of COVID-19 deceased

Protest demanding burial of COVID-19 deceased

Protest demanding burial of COVID-19 deceased

Written by Staff Writer

23 Feb, 2021 | 9:01 pm

COLOMBO (News1st): A protest was staged opposite the Presidential Secretariat demanding approval to bury individuals who die of COVID-19.

However, a tense situation arose after the Police notified the protestors that the demonstration cannot be held at the location.

“We are protesting at this location to bring it to the attention of the President,” Mujibur Rahman, a Samagi Jana Balawegaya lawmaker pointed out.

The protestors continued to stage their demonstration at the Agitation Site opposite the Presidential Secretariat.

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