Group carrying Pakistan flags close to satyagraha site in Independence Square

Group carrying Pakistan flags close to satyagraha site in Independence Square

Written by Zulfick Farzan

11 Mar, 2021 | 6:45 pm

Colombo (News 1st); Members of the Maha Sangha commenced a satyagraha campaign at Independence Square on Thursday (11).

The movement was titled ‘Yukthiya Udesa Yathiwara Paramithawa’ (යුක්තිය උදෙසා යතිවර පාරමිතාව)

According to reports, the satyagraha campaign is organized demanding the perpetrators for the 2019 April 21st Attacks mentioned in the report of the Presidential Commission of Inquiry, be prosecuted.

While the Satyagraha was taking place a group carrying Pakistan flags was seen close to Independence Square as well.

The group said they were at Independence Square for a celebration of the Pakistan High Commission in Colombo.

The group only dispersed from the location after a police officer made a phone call and had them speak to the person on the other end of the call.

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