Sunday, September 23, 2012

FUTA Huge Protest March-Sri Lanka University Lecturers

FUTA has started their protest march today morning from Galle Fort and now reaching to Hickckaduwa town. Ambalangoda town is their destination today.

Sri Lankan University Teachers Union(FUTA) has planned to hold huge five day protest march from Galle to Colombo for pressurize the government to allocate 6% GDP for the education sector and solve the University lecturers problems.

The five day March parade is scheduled to start tomorrow (24 September) from Galle Fort and will reach the Colombo on 28 September.

After reaching Colombo a huge rally will be held in Colombo Hyde Park and September 28 has been declared as a protest day.

About 26 trade unions, political parties and civil society organizations have also expressed support with the FUTA and will participate in the marches.
The motto is “6% GDP for Education-Save State Education”. The March parade will pass Hickkaduwa,Ambalangoda,Aluthgama,Kalutara and Moratuwa towns along the A2 Road.