Negombo fishermen started a continuous Sathyagraha today in protest of canceling the fuel concession.
Members of 22 fishermen Association who joined this Sathyagraha started a protest march from St. Sebastian Church on Wellaveediya and paraded upto Telawala junction via Negombo town.
Later the protesters put up a makeshift hut in the Negombo Urban Council grounds and started the continuous Sathyagraha.
Meanwhile fishermen from Negombo to Kalpitiya staged a demonstration this morning in protest of stopping the fuel concession.
Our correspondent stated that the demonstrators boarded on their boats, hoisted black flags to show their protest.
-Fishermen from Negambo to Kalpitiya on strike demanding fuel concessions
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