Mass demonstration to support the struggle of Micro Finance victims

Mass demonstration and a march to Prime Minister’s office held today to support the struggle launched at Hingurakgoda by the women victims of micro finance companies since March 8. This demonstration was organized by trade unions and mass organizations. When the procession reached the PMs Office, officers were forced to arrange a discussion with the high ranking officer with the representatives of victims at Temple Trees.  

At the discussion officials promised to arrange a discussion with Prime Minister within two weeks. However, Comrade Kavudulle Jayatissa told the gathering that he can’t rely on the oral promises given by the politicians and they will continue the “Sathyagraha” already launched and other provincial demonstration and mass protest rally at Hingurakgoda on April 6th.