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Sunday, 28 August 2016 - 19:03
People also jeer at Minister John in Wattala
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A group of residents raised their objections against Minister of Tourism and Christian religious Affairs John Amaratunga, when he attended a ceremony of placing the foundation stone to build a new school at Udyana Pura in Wattala today.

They residents protested against the construction of the school, charging that it would make them lose their houses and the sports ground.

When the Minister began to address the gathering, the protestors expressed their objections by blocking the road and toppling the police barriers.

Following the ceremony, the protestors didn’t allow the minister to leave the premises.

Police took measures to direct the Minister to an alternative route and leave the premises.

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