The Janatha Vimukthi Peramuna (JVP) today (19) staged a protest from the Technical Junction, Maradana to the Colombo Fort Railway Station in objection to the handing over of the Trincomalee Oil Tanks to India.
The protest was launched at around 3.30 pm as a march, while the traffic congestion was high in the area.
As the protest marched passing the the Fort Bo tree, there was an egg attack, and the protesters went to the nearby shops and had a heated conversation.
Leader of the JVP MP Anura Dissanayake, Party Chief Secretary Tilvin Silva, former MPs Sunil Handunnetti and Wasantha Samarasinghe, MP Dr. Harini Amarasuriya, President of the Petroleum General Employees Union Ashoka Ranwala and other JVP frontline activists joined the march.
As the protest was marched to the Fort Railway Station, JVP Leader Dissanayake and Party Secretary Silva addressed the people.
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