Update : 4 faculties of Ruhuna University closed indefinitely-Video
Several faculties of Ruhuna University have been closed indefinitely with effect from 1pm today.
The closed faculties are the Human and Social Studies, the Management and the Fisheries and Ocean Technology Science.
In addition, students have been barred from entering the Wella Madama premises.
Residents led by area politicians staged a protest around the university yesterday against a decision not to hold the next year’s Deyata Kirula exhibition inside the university premises.
Inter University Student Federation Ruhuna University Secretary Ashan Vijayalath told that several students were assaulted in an incident occurred during the protest.
Meanwhile police media spokesman SSP Ajith Rohana said that no complaint has yet been made by students with regard to an assault. He said if such complaint has been made, police will hold an investigation.
Update : Tuesday, 03 June 2014 - 8:02 --------------------------------- Several faculties of Ruhuna University closed indefinitely
The Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences, Faculty of Management and Faculty of Fisheries and Marine Sciences & Technology as well as Science Faculty have been closed since 1 pm today. In addition, the students are prohibited from entering the Wellamadama premises of the university.
According to our correspondent, this was notified through an announcement signed by the Acting Vice Chancellor of the University Dr. A.N.M. Alagiyawanna.
The students of Ruhuna University staged a strong protest during the last few days against holding the next Deyata Kirula Exhibition in the premises of Ruhuna University.