Hundreds of thousand people gather in Colombo to express support to the President who won the country.
Massive demonstrations are taking place at several locations in Colombo protesting local and foreign conspiracies which were active when President Rajapaksa visited London. Members of the working class gathered in their thousands opposite the Colombo Fort Railway Station. Religious leaders as well as workers from various parts of the country joined in the protest.
Meanwhile another massive demonstration organized by the Jathika Nidahas Peramuna is now in progress opposite the British High Commission in Colombo. Thousand of protestors of all walks of life are participating in this agitation. The demonstrators say they would not permit local or alien forces to sabotage the Government’s path towards development with a vibrant leadership and a clear policy.