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Sri Lanka President refused to accept PM Mahinda Rajapaksa resignation

Sri Lankan PM Mahinda Rajapaksa resigns over economic crisis President Gotabaya Rajapaksa refuses to accept resignation

Sri Lankan Prime Minister Mahinda Rajapaksa has resigned as Prime Minister.

The prices of essential commodities have risen sharply due to the worsening economic crisis in Sri Lanka. As a result, the people there are suffering greatly.

Moreover, people have taken to the streets and started protesting. The Sri Lankan government issued a curfew order as people staged protests in various places.

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Accordingly, the Sri Lankan government had stated that the curfew order would be in effect in Sri Lanka from 6 pm yesterday to 6 am next Monday. Accordingly, the lockdown order came into effect from 6 pm. It was also reported that social networking sites have been disabled.

In this situation, the Prime Minister of Sri Lanka Rajapaksa has resigned. Mahinda Rajapaksa handed over his resignation letter to Sri Lankan President Gotabaya Rajapaksa.

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However, it is said that Sri Lankan President Gotabaya Rajapaksa has refused to accept the resignation letter submitted by Mahinda Rajapaksa.

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