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Gampaha public servants come out against Ranjan

Government officials attached to all Divisional Secretariats in the Gampaha district yesterday staged protests in Divulapitiya, Minuwangoda and Gampaha towns over the remarks made by Deputy Minister Ranjan Ramanayaka against the Divulapitiya Divisional Secretary.

The Gampaha district public officials commenced protests over Ramanayaka’s remarks directed at the Divulapitiya Divisional Secretary after the former inspected the area where illegal sand mining was taking place.
Protesters in several towns in the district urged the government to protect the dignity of the government service.

There was heavy traffic congestion on the Kurunegala – Munuwangoda road as hundreds of public servants protested in Divulapitiy town.

A discussion between Public Administration and Management Minister Ranjith Maddumabandara and Divulapitiya Divisional Secretary was scheduled to be held yesterday evening.