Sri Lanka crisis: There is a state of emergency in Sri Lanka, which is facing financial crisis. The people who are suffering from plight have now taken to the streets against the government. Last week, protesters occupied the Rashtrapati Bhavan. After this, the furious protesters also stormed the Prime Minister’s Office. On Wednesday, a furious crowd reached the Parliament House of Sri Lanka. Amidst the ongoing crisis in Sri Lanka, former cricketer Sanath Jayasuriya has slammed the ruling regime.
Jayasuriya’s statement on Sri Lanka crisis
Jayasuriya lashed out at Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe and President Gotabaya Rajapaksa. He said that he would resign, but he did not keep his promise. People lost complete faith in him. Jayasuriya’s remarks came hours after President Gotabaya Rajapaksa fled to the Maldives.
Former cricketer lashed out at the President
“People have been demanding the President to resign from the very beginning. But he left the country without resigning and gave power to the Prime Minister for some time. That’s why people will no longer trust him. People never asked him to leave the country. He was only asked to resign. It is his own decision to leave the country.
‘It’s a concern’ Speaking about a potential power vacuum
Jayasuriya said, “It is a matter of concern. Things are very bad. The only thing we can do is that the speaker of parliament needs to come up with a plan with everyone including former leaders, opposition leaders…we have the experience of a lot of people in the system…they should find solutions according to the constitution .’