Opposition leader Ranil Wickremasinghe states that the government is denying students in rural areas the opportunity to study in urban schools with better facilities.
The opposition leader made these comments during a special statement made in parliament today.
Meanwhile, leader of the Tamil National Alliance R Sambandan also made a special statement in parliament this afternoon.
He made reference to Tamil youth who are currently under arrest.
However, the TNA decided not to make the special statement regarding their participation in the parliamentary select committee during today’s sessions.