A signal was given to the government - says Lal Kantha

Tuesday, 21 May 2013 - 18:59

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Chairman of the National Trade Union Centre K. D. Lal Kantha states that if the government does not properly understand the message delivered by the token strike held today, a new program will be launched after the Wesak Poya day.

The former JVP parliamentarian made this statement while speaking at a press conference held this afternoon in Colombo.

Meanwhile addressing a press conference held in Colombo this morning, General Secretary of the UNP parliamentarian Thissa Attanayaka stated that the government tried varies ploys to disrupt the token strike held today.

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Speaking further at the press conference organized by the Co-ordination Committee for the Trade Union Alliance K. D. Lal Kantha stated that through this strike the relevant message was delivered to the government.

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Meanwhile, Deputy Minister Earl Gunasekara has convened a press conference at his residence and queried whether former JVP parliamentarian K. D. Lal Kantha will be resigning from his post as the strike was unsuccessful.

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