The parents are protesting against activists of the Inter University Students Federation (IUSF) have links with the JVP.
They emphasized that these students should stop sabotaging the education of their children. The parents said that the activities of the IUSF damage the future of their children. These activities could cause a serious threat to the future of the country.
The parents requested the students belonging to the Federation to engage in their political activities outside the university premises, allowing their children to pursue their education without any hindrance. Our representative says that more than 3000 parents have gathered in the Matara town.
Commenting on the protest of the parents Deputy Minister Lakshaman Yapa Abeywardena said they are happy about the parents of the Undergraduates who have gathered in the Matara town to express their protest.
He said that during the past few days problems were created in all Universities while the Vice Chancellor of the University was attacked. Of 80 thousand students, the Inter University Students Union of the JVP has been able to manipulate only about 2000 students.
He said that more than 3000 parents have gathered in the Matara town against these activities and this should be the message to be given to the country.