The public staged a protest against Jayalath Jayawardena and Wickramabahu Karunaratne for their treacherous activities along with Tiger loyalists in London.
A demonstration to protest against UNP Parliamentarian Jayalath Jayawardena and Nava Samasamaja Party leader Wickramabahu Karunaratne was held in Gampaha. The protestors accused them of jointly collaborating with the Tiger sympathizers and obstructing the President’s address to the Oxford Union. They were accused of betraying the country. The protestors were carrying effigies of them. Thereafter, they burnt these effigies. Deputy Minister Pandu Bandaranaike, Western Provincial Council Chairman Sunil Wijeratne and Gampaha Mayor Eranga Senanayake joined in this demonstration.
In the meantime, another campaign was organized in Nattandiya against Jayalath Jayawardena and Wickramabahu Karunaratne. Another purpose of this agitation was to express support to the President and the Government. Minister Dayasritha Tissera joined in the demonstration in which more than 1000 participated.