Hundreds Of People Take To Streets In Kandy In Support Of Athuraliye Rathana Thera: Calls Mount For Removal Of Rishad And Two Governors

Hundreds of protesters have now taken to streets of Kandy in support of Athuraliye Rathana Thera who is now on a hunger strike.

Rathana Thera launched a hunger strike on Friday demanding the removal of Governors Azath Salley, M.L.A.M. Hizbullah and Minister Rishad Bathiudeen.

A number of shops have been closed down in Kandy in solidarity with the protestors.

Multiple sources have confirmed to Asian Mirror that the protests have been conducted in a peaceful manner.

Meanwhile, Cardinal Malcolm Ranjith also visited Kandy this morning and visited Athuraliye Rathana Thera.

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