Even after the Emergency in Sri Lanka, the situation is going from bad to worse. The situation is like the civil war in Colombo and other cities. There is an uncontrollable crowd on the streets. Amid the economic crisis, there is a shortage of medicines, health services are dying. So right there, the Rashtrapati Bhavan is being seized. Violence has also been witnessed in many areas. Meanwhile, the Sri Lankan President lost his parliamentary majority on Tuesday after his allies had tendered their resignations earlier. Voices of protest are on the streets in Sri Lanka, which is facing a severe economic crisis.
Tuesday was Sri Lanka’s first parliamentary session when dozens of lawmakers withdrew their support for Rajapaksa’s government, including 16 from the president’s own Sri Lanka Podujana Party (SLPP) and its former coalition partners. Parliament was adjourned for party leaders to decide on the opposition’s demand for imposition of an emergency for voting on Tuesday. Nimal Lanza, a former minister, said he had also left Rajapaksa’s administration Because he acknowledged that the ruling party no longer had the mandate to govern and left his support behind of crowd demanding the president’s resignation.
Meanwhile, a day after the new Finance Minister assumed office on Tuesday, his resignation was also announced. After which the situation got worse. A newly independent legislator who broke ties with the president’s party told parliament it was time for the leader to step down and make room for others to address the worsening crisis. He said, “If we do not act now, a river of blood will flow in the country. He further said that we have to forget party politics and ensure an interim government.
At the same time, opposition parties have already turned down the call of the President and his elder brother, Prime Minister Mahinda Rajapaksa. He says that the government of Mahinda Rajapaksa had imposed a state of emergency last week, instead of stopping the growing protests on the streets. Let us tell you that there is a severe shortage of food, fuel, and other essential things in Sri Lanka. After which a public health emergency has now been declared in Sri Lanka. The health facilities of the country are now giving priority only to emergency cases.