Jul 22, 2021

Traffic congestion in Colombo as Teachers protest

A large protest march began in Colombo today (22) by Teacher Trade Unions, calling to end salary anomalies.

The protest demonstration commenced opposite the Fort Railways Station before proceeding to the Presidential Secretariat.

Over 30 Trade unions including the Ceylon Teachers' Union, had joined the demonstration.

Reports say that a high traffic congestion is reported in the area.

A discussion held between the TUs and the Education Minister on July 20 had ended in a stalemate.