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Wednesday, 02 May 2012 - 7:58
Ranil to take to the streets against the cost of living.
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Participating at the UNP-led combined opposition May Day Rally held in Jaffna, Opposition Leader Ranil Wickremesinghe said that the people suffered much as a result of the daily increase of the cost of living.

The Opposition Leader also said that they were ready to join the people and take to the streets to carry on the struggle.

Eight proposals including the Government employees' 7500 rupee salary increase were agreed upon on this occasion.

Speaking further on the occasion Opposition Leader Ranil Wickremesinghe had this to say…..



Participating at this May Day Rally TNA leader R. Sampanthan said that just as he was born as a Sri Lankan, he would also die as a Sri Lankan.

On this occasion he also emphasised that if the Government would give a just solution for the Tamil people, the TNA would agree to it.


Meanwhile participating at the Premadasa commemoration in Colombo yesterday, UNP MP Karu Jayasuriya said that all should get together and form a UNP Government.

The May Day Rally of the Left including the Frontline Socialist Party was held at the Gunasinghepura grounds.

Addressing the rally Frontline Socialist Party Administrative Secretary Chameera Koswatta said that although there were policy differences they got together at the same platform to fulfil the requirement.

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