Nugegoda St Jones College closed for 2 days following parents protest.
Western Provincial Chief Minister Prasanna Ranatunga says that Nugegoda St. John College is closed temporarily tomorrow and day after.
The college was closed after a protest staged by parents and students demanding the cancellation of the transfer to its present principal D.A.D. Wanaguru.
A group of parents of the school filed a petition with the Human Rights Commission this afternoon stating the fundamental rights of their children have been violated by the decision to transfer the school principal.
When our news team contacted Western Provincial Chief Minister said a decision was taken to close the school temporarily for two days due to the protest by the students and their parents.