President Gotabaya Rajapaksa has left the country amid the political developments in Sri Lanka. He has moved out of Sri Lanka to Maldives before his official resignation. Meanwhile, violence has started again in Colombo.
Violence erupts again: After Gotabaya Rajapaksa’s departure from Sri Lanka, violence is once again being seen in the country. Significantly, protests have started once again in Colombo. In fact, President Gotabaya Rajapaksa has fled the country without submitting his resignation. A Bloomberg report on Wednesday said Sri Lankan police fired tear gas to disperse protesters near Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe’s office.
At the same time, India has denied media reports that it is being said that India has helped President Gotabaya Rajapaksa to leave the country.
On reports of Gotabaya helping Rajapaksa, the Indian Embassy clarified that the Indian High Commission categorically denies the baseless and media reports that India facilitated Sri Lankan President Gotabaya Rajapaksa’s recent departure from Sri Lanka. Let us inform that the Indian Embassy said that they are with the people of Sri Lanka.
Refuting such reports, the Indian Embassy in Colombo made two tweets. In one he said that he is with the people of Sri Lanka. Another tweet said, “We are there with the people as they seek to realize their aspirations for prosperity and progress through democratic means and values, established democratic institutions and constitutional framework.
Gotabaya Rajapaksa arrived in Male: Let us inform that Sri Lankan President Gotabaya Rajapaksa left the country in the early hours of Wednesday. An Associated Press report quoting an immigration official said the president, his wife and two bodyguards had left for the Maldivian capital city of Male on board a Sri Lankan Air Force plane. As reported by news agency ANI, the Sri Lankan speaker has said that he has not yet received the resignation of President Gotabaya, but he expects to get the resignation in a day.
Explain that due to the economic crisis in Sri Lanka, people’s demonstrations are going on there. The people of Sri Lanka consider the Rajapaksa regime responsible for the economic devastation in the country. In the past, the protesters occupied the Rashtrapati Bhavan. Furious protesters have burnt down the house of PM Ranil Wickremesinghe.
At the same time, 73-year-old Gotabaya Rajapaksa has also had to leave the country in view of the fierce protests against him. There is news of reaching Male, the capital of Maldives, along with his family on Wednesday. Let us tell you that only after Rajapaksa left the country, the rule of one family which had been running for decades in Sri Lanka has come to an end.