People’s Rebellion In Sri Lanka: President Will Resign

People’s rebellion in Sri Lanka: After the Prime Minister, the President will also resign.

The President and the Prime Minister have had to bow before the people’s rebellion in Sri Lanka. In view of the deteriorating situation, Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe has resigned.

At the same time, President Gotabaya Rajapaksa will resign on July 13.

Sri Lankan Parliament Speaker Mahinda Yapa Abhayawardene wrote a letter to the President on Saturday evening after a meeting of all-party leaders, in response to which Rajapaksa’s resignation was informed.

After this, now the way for an all-party government in Sri Lanka seems to be clear. The Army Chief has appealed to the people for peace.

There was a meeting of the leaders of the ruling party before the resignation of the Prime Minister. Four major decisions were taken in this. The President and the Prime Minister will resign immediately.

People’s rebellion in Sri Lanka: The Speaker will hold the office of the President for a maximum period of 30 days.

Parliament will elect a new President for the rest of the term. An interim all-party government will be appointed soon and elections will also be held soon.

In view of the huge opposition, Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe also had to announce his resignation.

Wickremesinghe said that he accepts the recommendation of party leaders to form an all-party government.

This decision has been taken to ensure the safety of citizens and the continuity of the government.
The anger of the crowd did not stop even after the Prime Minister’s offer to resign.

Hours after Wickremesinghe announced he would step down to form an all-party government, a group of protesters barged into his private residence.

When the security forces tried to stop them, clashes also took place. There was also arson in the Prime Minister’s residence.

After this, announcing the resignation of the President late in the night, Abhaywardene said that Rajapaksa would resign on July 13.

Earlier, thousands of anti-government protesters stormed Rajapaksa’s official residence in Colombo. President Rajapaksa had been facing pressure to resign since March.

People’s rebellion in Sri Lanka: Chief of Defense Staff General Shavendra Silva has appealed to the people to maintain peace.

He has said that the cooperation of the people is necessary to maintain peace in the country. Everyone cooperates in this.

President Rajapaksa had left before the protesters took over the Rashtrapati Bhavan.

It is not clear where they are now. Speculations are being made about his fleeing abroad from the viral video on social media.

Videos of a ship loading luggage and a convoy at Colombo airport are viral.

There was a big demonstration in Colombo on Saturday morning demanding the resignation of the President and the Prime Minister.

Thousands of people were involved in this. After this, the crowd became uncontrollable and entered Rashtrapati Bhavan.

The police tried to stop by using teargas, water cannons, and bullets, but the crowd did not stop.

Many videos of the crowd came to the Rashtrapati Bhavan, in which people were seen taking a bath in the swimming pool, making a ruckus on the President’s bed.

People’s rebellion in Sri Lanka: People also posed for pictures with vehicles parked in Rashtrapati Bhavan.

Earlier, Sri Lanka was in turmoil after the resignation of then Prime Minister Mahinda Rajapaksa on May 11.

In addition to Rajapaksa’s ancestral house, the rioters set fire to the houses of several MPs and ministers. Rajapaksa had to flee with his family.

Sri Lanka is facing an unprecedented economic crisis these days. The treasury of a country with a population of 2.2 crore people has become empty.

Due to a lack of foreign exchange, the government is not able to import essential things. People are grappling with the terrible crisis of fuel and other essential commodities.

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