For press freedom by Sunanda Deshapriya
7 March 2011
Student unions and their activities had been banned in the Sabaragamuwa University from March 24, a student union said. A student union member of the university said that according to the ban, any type of student gatherings has been strictly prohibited.
“The notice issued by the administration read that the university administration would take measures to get the students who are actively involved in unions to be arrested by the Police,” he said.
University authorities confirmed the ban in the University.
The union member said that although the regulation was to take effect from March 24, the official notice had been put up today banning the ‘operations’ or ‘any kind of student union activities’ within the university