Sri LankaMahinda Rajapaksa resigns as Prime Minister Post of Sri Lanka

Mahinda Rajapaksa resigns as Prime Minister Post of Sri Lanka

Sri Lankan Prime Minister Mahinda Rajapaksa has resigned amid a series of public protests.

Colombo: Prices of essential commodities have risen sharply due to the severe economic crisis in Sri Lanka. Due to the fuel crisis, power cuts are in effect in Sri Lanka for up to 12 hours daily.

Petrol and diesel prices have risen to unprecedented levels.

As the protests intensified, supporters of Prime Minister Mahinda Rajapakse attacked protesters, creating an extraordinary situation in many places.

More than 20 people were injured in the attack. Troops concentrated in Colombo. This was followed by a nationwide state of emergency.

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Prime Minister Mahinda Rajapaksa today announced his resignation following strong opposition. He has sent his resignation letter to President Gotabaya Rajapaksa.

Following him, Sri Lankan Health Minister Sanna Jayasumana submitted his resignation letter to President Gotabaya Rajapaksa.

Earlier, Sri Lankan President Gotabaya Rajapaksa declared a state of emergency on April 1 to curb popular protests. Five days later, at midnight on April 5, the state of emergency was canceled.

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