Newshub18 :Lakhs of rupees in Gotabaya’s residence
Protesters have claimed to have found millions of rupees after entering the Temple Tree, the official residence of Sri Lankan President Gotabhaya Rajapaksa. News from NDTV.
A video footage spread online and on social media on Sunday showed the protesters counting the rupees found at their Gotabaya residence.
As seen in the video footage, a few people are surrounded by bundles of rupees lying on the floor. One of them is counting that rupee. Some people are capturing that scene on their mobile phones. At that moment, another person came and showed a few more bundles of rupees in front of the camera.
The Daily Mirror reports that authorities will announce the current state of the building after examining the relevant information. Hundreds of anti-government protesters stormed President Gotabha’s official residence in the center of the Sri Lankan capital, Colombo, on Saturday. Another group of protesters broke into Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe’s private home and set it on fire.
Gotabaya was not there when protesters entered the president’s residence. No one knows where he is now. It is learned that only Speaker Mahinda Yapa Abevardhan spoke with him after the incident. Gotabaya told Speaker Mahinda Yapa that he would resign next Wednesday (July 13).
India is giving ৮ 3.7 billion to Sri Lanka
India has reached out to Sri Lanka to overcome the financial crisis. The Indian government has announced to give দেশ 3.7 billion to the country. This money will be given to the country this year. Foreign Ministry spokesman Arindam Bagchi said.
The announcement was made on Sunday, the Indian Express reported. Highlighting the situation in Sri Lanka, Arindam Bagchi said that the common people of the country are facing various obstacles. Sri Lanka is going through various challenges. At this time, India is by the side of the people of Sri Lanka.
Sri Lanka has been experiencing an energy crisis since the reserve crisis. Besides, there was a crisis in various products including imported drugs. From then on, protests started across the country. Prime Minister Mahinda Rajapaksa resigned in protest. Ranil Wickremesinghe was then appointed Prime Minister by President Gotabaya Rajapaksa. But protesters want a change in government. At the same time, they also want the Rajapaksa family to leave politics.
But Gotabaya Rajapaksa did not accept the protesters’ demand. As a result, the protests intensified. A curfew was imposed in Colombo last Friday to quell the protests. But protesters ignored the curfew and stormed Gotabaya’s residence on Saturday. The house of Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe was also attacked that night. Since then, two houses have been occupied by protesters