Massive protests erupt as people converge near President’s House in Sri Lanka

Massive protests erupt as people converge near President’s House in Sri Lanka

Massive protests erupt as people converge near President’s House in Sri Lanka

Written by Amani Nilar

31 Mar, 2022 | 9:12 pm

COLOMBO (News 1st) ; People have gathered to stage a protest near the President’s residence in Pengiriwatte road in Mirihana today (31).

Police were seen on premises attempting to curb the situation, and the people have initiated the protest against the rising cost of living, gas shortage and the fuel shortage, in addition to the electricity crisis.

Many were seen holding boards and participating in the protest.

Heavy traffic in the area has been reported due to the protest, while Police have set up obstacles.

People were seen jeering at the scene demanding for immediate solutions for the issues.

 

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