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DNA Rally For Fonseka And Democracy (Photos)

Jul 21, 2010 12:23:29 PM - thesundayleader.lk

Crowd at the DNA rally

The DNA (Democratic National Alliance) staged a large public rally demanding the release of imprisoned General and former Presidential Candidate Sarath Fonseka. The rally was attended by JVP stalwarts such as Tilvin Silva and Fonseka’s wife Anoma Fonseka. The crowd numbered in the thousands and proceeding peacefully from Campbell Park to Lipton Circus in Colombo 7. It then dispersed of its own and because of rain.

General Sarath Fonseka has been jailed following the Presidential election, accused of political activities while in office and corruption. His supporters have called these charges politically motivated. Sarath Fonseka was elected as a Member of Parliament while in office and he and his supporters have complained that the government has prevented him from exercising his Parliamentary duties.

Anoma Fonseka and JVP's Tilvin Silva

The protest march

IMG_9911 IMG_9899 IMG_9906 The protest march IMG_9868 Anoma Fonseka and JVP's Tilvin Silva Crowd at the DNA rally IMG_9941 IMG_9943