Jathika Hela Urumaya engaged in a protest urging the public to refrain from using Halal certified goods in the market.
Large number of Buddhist monks including the leader of Jathika Hela Urumaya, Venerable Omalpe Sobhitha Thero participated in the protest held in Embilipitiya town this morning.
The protesters walked from Embilipitiya – Kawanthissa Raja Maha Vihara temple to the centre of the town.
Leader of Jathika Hela Urumaya, Venerable Omalpe Sobhitha Thero expressed these views to our news team.
Meanwhile, JVP had initiated a campaign today to distribute leaflets requesting the public to refrain from involving in racist and religious extremist activities that lead to conflicts.
Former JVP MP Bimal Rathnayake engaging in the campaign had this to say,