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Rehan Jayawickreme to stage 24 hour hunger strike against “cruel and inhumane Govt.”

Samagi Jana Balawegaya (SJB) Weligama Chief Organiser Rehan Jayawickreme will be commencing a 24 hour hunger and token strike against the ‘inhumane and cruel Government’, The Morning learns.

Speaking to The Morning today (20), Jayawickreme said that irrespective of party and politics, his hunger strike was not affiliated with his party but as a citizen of Sri Lanka.

“The Rambukkana incident goes to show how inhumane and cruel this Government is. The Gota go home slogan needs to be taken to another level and in light of this I will be commencing a 24 hour token and hunger strike at the Weligama town. I will be doing this as a citizen of the country without any party slogan to get Gotabaya Rajapaksa out of power and to establish a new system and framework where neither us or our children will be under obligation to any politician,” he stated.