A tense situation arose during the seminar held in Ratnapura yesterday with the participation of a group of professional experts who had expressed support to the Malabe private medical college.
That was in consequence of the Sabaragamuwa University Student activists who participated in the seminar protesting against the views expressed by lecturers at the seminar.
The forum of Malabe Private Medical College students’ parents had organized the seminar held at the Samurdhi Hall situated in the new town of Ratnapura last afternoon.
A group of persons including Venerable Dambara Amila Thera, Puravaesibalaya co-convener Saman Janapriya and New LSSP leader Dr. Wickramabahu Karunaratna participated in the seminar as speakers.
Meanwhile a Sabaragamuwa University student had got admitted to the Ratnapura hospital saying that Malabe Medical College Parents’ Forum chairman Gemunu Wijeratna had assaulted him outside the seminar auditorium.