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Court orders against demos near Sirikotha .

The Gangodawila Magistrate today ordered against holding of any protest outside the UNP headquarters – Sirikotha at Pitakotte.

The order was issued after the police informed courts that conducting any protest would disrupt the public.

The Court ordered that no vehicle processions or demonstrations will be allowed around Pitakotte from 8.00 a.m. to 12 midnight. The restrictions apply from Bangala junction to Jubilee post and upto Ananda Balika on the Pagoda Road.

However Court also ordered nobody could be prevented from attending the Working Committee meeting of the UNP to be held later in the day.

UNP members campaigning for a change of the leadership had planned to hold a Sathyagraha opposite Sirikotha calling for Deputy Leader Karu Jayasuriya to take over party leadership.
ST

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