A group of workers affiliated to the Road Development Authority staged a protest opposite Sethsiripaya yesterday(05).
A tense situation broke out following the demonstration launched by these workers who claimed that they were being politically victimized.
The demonstrators claimed that the services of 160 employees who were serving on a contract basis had been terminated. An expectant mother too joined in the protest campaign.
Former Minister Wimal Weerawansa also joined in this occasion. He said that he would take action to discuss this matter with the Minister tasked with the Portfolio. Former Minister Mahinda Amaraweera also arrived at the scene of the demonstration. A tense situation surfaced as the demonstrators behaved in an aggressive manner.