Inflation is at its peak in Sri Lanka, which is facing economic crisis. People are very angry.
Srilanka Crisis: The situation in Sri Lanka is deteriorating continuously. Protesters have occupied Rashtrapati Bhavan after burning down the Prime Minister's residence. A video is going viral, in which protesters are seen counting money. Showing bundles of notes. It is being said that this video is from the Rashtrapati Bhavan of Sri Lanka. It is being said that crores of rupees have been received from the official residence of President Rajapakse Gotabaya.
Protesters occupied from bedroom to the bathroom
Sri Lankan newspaper 'Daily Mirror' said that the amount recovered from Rashtrapati Bhavan has been handed over to the security units. Investigating officers are busy in ascertaining the facts. Let us tell that a large number of people entered the Rashtrapati Bhavan. From the swimming pool to the President's bedroom, there was a ruckus. From the kitchen to the bedroom and the bathroom, the protesters have been occupied.
Inflation at peak in Sri Lanka
Inflation is at its peak in Sri Lanka, which is facing economic crisis. People are very angry. Prime Minister Mahinda Rajapaksa had already fled from his official residence. Now the President has also fled. His official residence has been occupied by the protesters. Some are taking a bath in the swimming pool, while some are enjoying the shower in the President's bathroom.
Sri Lanka's economy collapses
It is pertinent to mention here that the economy of Sri Lanka with a population of 25 million has collapsed. This neighboring country of India is passing through its worst phase. There is a crisis from food grains to petroleum. Relying on the help of neighboring countries. The foreign exchange reserves are almost exhausted. Due to this the prices of fuel and other essentials are skyrocketing.
Sri Lanka does not have money even to buy petroleum
The government does not even have money to import petroleum products. It does not even have money for essential commodities. In such a situation, people have revolted. People raised their voice against the first Prime Minister. The Prime Minister had to take shelter in the naval base. Now the President has also had to leave his building and flee. Thousands of people have taken to the road.
A group will remain in Rashtrapati Bhavan for 6 months - Sahajay
One of the protesters, Sahajay, has said that the demonstration will continue till July 13. The protests will continue until the President resigns. A group will stay here for 6 months. The rest will return. We want justice. We are protesting for our rights.
People are stronger than politicians - Akusala Fernando
On the other hand, Akushala Fernando said that the President has announced his resignation. We are waiting for the official confirmation. We will be here till July 13. We didn't trust them. The President has sold our country. We have entered Rashtrapati Bhavan to show that people are more powerful than any politician.