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Tuesday, 17 June 2014 - 13:02
Negambo Fishermen strike continues
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The Sathyagraha initiated by the Negambo Fishermen yesterday in protest of canceling the fuel concession is continuing.

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.

Chairman of the Negambo Piti-pana fisheries union Lanny Francis stated that if the authorities fail to provide an acceptable solution, they will resort to a fast un to death campaign tomorrow.
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