May 01, 2017

16 rallies on May Day

Sixteen rallies would be held in Colombo and Kandy in commemoration of the International Workers’ Day that falls on May 1, the Police Media Unit said.

They said 2,600 Police officers had been assigned to enforce law and order during the May Day, while another 1,500 Traffic Police Officers had been assigned to streamline rallies in Colombo and the suburban areas.

May Day rallies are scheduled to be held in the following places.

Party                                                                         Place
Sri Lanka Freedom Party (SLFP)                                Getambe Ground, Kandy
United National Party (UNP)                                        Campbell Park
Sri Lanka Podujana Peramuna (SLPP)                        Galle Face Green
Trade and Industrial Progressive Employees Union       Galle Face Green
Lanka Sama Samaja Party (LSSP)                              Galle Face Green
Democratic Left Front                                                 Galle Face Green
People's United Front                                                  Galle Face Green
National Freedom Front (NFF)                                     Galle Face Green
Janatha Vimukthi Peramuna (JVP)                               BRC Grounds
Ceylon Bank Employees Union (CBEU)                        Stanley Jansz Grounds
Lanka Trade Industrial and General Labour Society       Stanley Jansz Grounds
Free Trade Zones Public Employees Association           Stanley Jansz Grounds
Eksath Kamkaru Sammelanaya                                    Stanley Jansz Grounds
United Socialist Party                                                  Kosgas Junction Grandpass
Sri Lanka Communist Party                                         Viharamahadevi Open Air Theatre
Grama Niladahri Association                                        Public Library Auditorium
Samajawadi Samanatha Party                                      New Town Hall
Christian Labourers’ Brotherhood                                 St. Michael’s Church, Polwatte
Jathika Hela Urumaya                                                 Bodiraja Mawatha, Pavement Hawkers Centre
Nava Sama Samaja Party                                            Gunasinghepura Grounds
Former First Lady Hema Preadasa and UNP                 Keselwatte Premadasa Statue
Frontline Socialist Party                                               In front of the DIG office
Socialist Party                                                            Jayantha Weerasekara Community Centre Hall, Maradana
Podujana Sith Meth Peramuna                                     Old Town Hall, Pettah