The JVP alleges that the joint opposition is trying to cover up the unsuccessful protest held recently with a malicious campaign. JVP parliamentarian Sunil Handunneththi made these remarks at a media conference held in Colombo yesterday. meanwhile, Parliamentarian Mujubar Rahuman said there is no necessity for the ruling parties to interrupt the protest organised by the Joint Opposition. He further said he himself and the other parliamentarians acted in a democratic way without resorting to any conspiracies.
- The President says an investigation has to be launched again in connection with the alleged financial frauds of Ging – Nilwala irrigation project.
- The State Literary Award Ceremony will be held this afternoon