Sri Lanka Economic Crisis: The situation in Sri Lanka is getting worse continuously. Protesters have occupied Rashtrapati Bhavan. The mob entered the bedroom and the kitchen. Here there is news that President Gotabaya Rajapaksa has fled the country after seeing the violent crowd. Seeing the situation getting worse, Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe has called an emergency meeting. Apart from this, he has also requested the Speaker to convene Parliament.
Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe resigns
Sri Lankan Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe has resigned. He tweeted this information. To ensure the continuity of the government including the safety of all citizens, I accept today the best recommendation of the party leaders to make way for an all-party government, he said. To facilitate this, I am resigning from the post of Prime Minister.
Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe wants to resign
Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe has told party leaders that he is ready to resign as the country's prime minister and make way for an all-party government. The news agency ANI has given this information quoting the PMO of Sri Lanka.
Civil war like situation in Sri Lanka, more than 100 injured in violence
The ongoing economic crisis in Sri Lanka has now created a civil war-like situation. People are protesting against the President by taking to the street. Protesters have occupied Rashtrapati Bhavan. President Rajapaksa has fled the residence. At the same time, more than 100 people have been injured in the violent clashes.
Former Sri Lankan cricket Sanath Jayasuriya was also among the protesters
Former cricketer Sanath Jayasuriya is also involved in the violent protests in Sri Lanka. Protesters have surrounded the Galle Cricket Stadium in Sri Lanka. In a conversation with news agency ANI, Jayasuriya said, I am part of the protest and stand with the demand of the people. This protest has been going on for more than three months.
Angry mob attacked MP in Sri Lanka
The situation is constantly being reported in Colombo. SJB MP Rajita Senaratne was attacked by the protesters. People are angry with the economic crisis and are protesting against the government. Violent mobs are continuously demanding the resignation of the President.
Severe economic crisis in Sri Lanka, crowd angry
Sri Lanka has been battling a severe economic crisis for the past few days. People are forced to stand in queue for many days for fuel. LPG crisis has arisen.
More than 100 people injured in violent demonstration
At least 100 people, including police officers, were injured and admitted to the National Hospital in Colombo during violent protests in Sri Lanka.