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Monday, 15 September 2014 - 11:25
Update : Tense situation on Bodhiraja Mawatha.-Video
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A tense situation occurred on Bodhiraaja Mawatha due to a protest staged by a group of pavement hawkers at Gunasinghepura, Pettah this morning.

The protesters told our news team that they protested for not handing over the commercial complex which was built in Gunasinghepura, Pettah for their use.

However, our correspondent stated that these peddlers have forcibly invaded the premises and conducting their business.

The Self Employment Federation told our news team, that despite the commercial complex was declared open 2 and half years ago, Colombo Municipal Council has not taken any measures to handover the new building to the pavement hawkers.

However, a spokesperson of Colombo Municipal Council stated that a meeting is currently underway regarding the issue.



Update : Monday, 15 September 2014 - 12:59
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Tense situation on Bodhiraja Mawatha

A tense situation occurred on Bodhiraaja Mawatha area due to a protest staged by a group of peddlers at Gunasinghepura, Pettah his morning.

The protesters told our news team that they protested for not handing over the commercial complex which was built in Gunasinghepura, Pettah for their use.

They accused that the commercial complex has not been used for 2 years.

However, our correspondent stated that these peddlers have forcibly invaded the premises and continuing their business.
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