I will not resign from the post – of Gotabhaya Rajapaksa
President Gotabhaya Rajapaksa has stated that he will not resign from the presidency at all. He has stated this in a discussion held with a group of high ranking government officials. The President has stated that he is acting by the constitution of the country.
President is not only destroying himself but also the other’s life – The Archbishop
His Eminence Cardinal Malcolm Cardinal Ranjith says that not giving up will destroy one’s own life as well as the lives of others. The cardinal said this while attending a service on Good Friday.
The main service commemorating the suffering and sacrifice of Jesus Christ on the cross was held at St. Lucia’s Church, Kotahena on the afternoon of the 15th.
“What Christ says is to give up .. to give up .. to be legally free from everything we have. At most, we can live to be 100 years old. So why do we all grab these resources, these objects, this power, this greed and make our lives miserable and others’ lives miserable without giving them up? ”
President should address the nation- Namal Rajapaksa
Sri Lanka People’s Front (SLPP) MP Namal Rajapaksa has said that the President should address the nation under the current circumstances.
He also says that the President should take steps to reveal his plans to the country through that.
“The president needs to work hard with his team now. He is already doing it. The President should address the nation and announce the current plans to the country. People are paying attention to the steps being taken by the President at this moment. I would like to see the people working together not only for the crisis but also for the betterment of the country. ”
He said this while he was speaking to an Indian media outlet.
Please don’t protest in front of my house my little daughter even couldn’t eat food – Minister of State Shantha Bandara
Minister of State Shantha Bandara has requested not to protest in front of his house as his little daughter is not eating.
He was speaking to the media after a group of people from the area staged a protest in front of his house.
He also said that he would continue his political activities with greater vigour to end these ugly politics.
A group of people in the area staged a protest in front of Shantha Bandara’s house in Dambadeniya, protesting against his appointment as a State Minister.
All resources in the Temple of the Tooth and the Kataragama Devalaya should be confiscated – Upul Shantha Sannasgala
Upul Shantha Sannasgala states that all resources in the Temple of the Tooth and the Kataragama Devalaya should be confiscated.
He has stated this while addressing a group of protesters who are demanding the resignation of the President. The video is shared on social media.
Following his statement, Ven. Agalakada Sirisumana Thera wrote on his social media account that Mr. Sannasgala’s cultural opposition to the struggle of the youth who have taken to the streets to change the government. Agalakada Sirisumana Thera is also supporting the protests.
I took the post after thinking carefully about the current situation in the country -Minister of State Shantha Bandara
State Minister of Agriculture Shantha Bandara said that he took over the ministry post after thinking carefully about the current situation in the country.
He states that he accepted the post of Minister of State considering a request made by the President.
He also said that it was not due to greed for a ministerial post and that he would tell the people that his decision was right.
Basil Rajapaksa infected with Coronavirus
Former Finance Minister Basil Rajapaksa has been infected with coronavirus
As a result, he has been admitted to a private hospital in Colombo.
Chairman of Litro Gas Company has resigned-” Minister Basil Rajapaksa had deliberately exacerbated the gas crisis”
Thushara Jayasinghe, Chairman of Litro Gas Company has resigned from his post.
Addressing a lengthy letter to President Gotabhaya Rajapaksa, he said that a group of government officials including former Finance Minister Basil Rajapaksa had deliberately exacerbated the gas crisis.
Former Sri Lankan cricketer Dhammika Prasad started a sathyagraha
Former Sri Lankan cricketer Dhammika Prasad has arrived at the Galle Face protest site and started a satyagraha.
He states that he has been fasting for 24 hours and is engaged in this satyagraha.
He told the media that he was engaged in this satyagraha, demanding that the perpetrators of the Passover mass be punished and that justice be done to the people.