The Ravana Balaya staged a protest against UN Human Rights Commissioner Navi Pillai’s Sri Lanka visit in front of the UN office in Colombo.
The protesters who started a march from Sri Sambuddaththi Jayanthi Mandiraya on Sir R.D. Senanayake Mawatha tried to enter Bauddhaloka Mawatha at Tummulla junction.
However a heated argument took place between the protesters and the police as police had blocked the entrance to Bauddhaloka Mawatha.
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Later a tense situation erupted at the site.
The Ravana Balaya wanted to hand over a petition to the UN office but failed in their attempt.
Later during the protest, Convener of the Ravana Balaya Iththekande Saddhatissa Thera had this to say.