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Friday, 28 September 2012 - 13:00
Chief Prelates ready to intercede on behalf of FUTA deadlock; Foot walk led by Lecturers and students closes in on Colombo
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Chief Prelates of the Malwathu & Asgiri Chapters state that they are prepared to intercede on behalf of the university lecturer's issue.

A group of students as well as bikkhu's who sat the recently held advanced level examination handed over an epistle to the chief prelates requesting of them to intervene on behalf of the halted answer paper marking.

Issuing a joint release in this regard chief prelates of both chapters note that it is the students who have been jeopardised by the strike action which has been launched.

Meanwhile the foot walk launched by the Federation of University Teachers Alliance themed "protect state Education" commenced its journey from Moratuwa this morning.

According to our provincial correspondent the walk is said to be making its way through Dehiwala.

Moreover the foot walk launched by the Inter University students federation

has entered into Colombo subsequent to having commenced its journey from Kiribathgoda this morning.

Senior Lecturer of the Kelaniya University Mahendra Gunawardhana meanwhile expressing his views at a media briefing convened by the Non Striking University lecturers refuted allegations that the faction he represented was partial towards the government.


However Minister of National Language and Social integration Wasudewa Nanayakkara speaking to our news team charged that solutions should be provided for the University Lecturers issue.


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