When he arrived to assume duties at the school students and their parents have carried on a protest against him. It is stated that the new Principal was assaulted and had to be taken to Karapitiya Hospital.
Meanwhile, the Director of Education for Southern Province Kithsiri Liyanage has closed down the school due to turmoil erupted when the newly appointed principal of the school assumed duties.
When the Principal came to the school with a police guard students started attacking the principal and the police with bags of water and other missiles. A group of parents who were outside the gate too had attacked the principal and the police.
The students and parents say the newly appointed principal to the school is not suitable. The former principal Mr. F. Welage has been transferred to the education office.