Medical students are engaged in a Sathyagraha campaign demanding the government to abolish SAITM private medical school. Parents of students too have begun various protest campaigns in support of the students’ campaigns.
Parents today (28th) got on to the temporary shed erected at Galaha Junction by students engaged in ‘Sathyagraha’ at Peradeniya and commenced a continues fasting.
The parents say their children have been engaged in a ‘Sathyagraha’ for 209 days but authorities took no notice of the students’ campaign. As students have to engage in their studies the parents have commenced their campaign to help students to do their studies say parents.
Parents have commenced a continuous ‘Sathyagraha’ campaign throughout the island in support of students’ struggle to get the private medical school abolished say parents.