New Delhi: With the resignation of Mahinda Rajapaksa as Prime Minister of Sri Lanka, the Government has stated that India will give its full support to the country’s democracy, stability and economic recovery.
“India will extend its fullest support to Sri Lanka for ensuring the stability and economic recovery of Sri Lanka’s democracy, which is historically linked to that of its neighbors. India will extend its fullest support to Sri Lanka. India has provided about Rs 27,000 crore in assistance to Sri Lanka alone, “said Arindam Bakshi, spokesman for the Indian Foreign Ministry.
This was stated by Pakshi during a press conference on Sri Lanka. “India has provided this assistance to help them recover from the crisis. The Indian government and the Indian people have provided not only financial assistance but also essential items to Sri Lanka, which is suffering from food and drug shortages,” he said.
People across the country have joined the struggle due to the unprecedented economic crisis in Sri Lanka. In some places, protesters have clashed with police. So that country is transforming into a riot forest. Following this, Mikinda Rajapaksa resigned. However, there are ongoing protests in various parts of Colombo demanding the resignation of President Gotabhaya. Police have opened fire in some places. Five people were killed in the clash.
Outraged people set fire to the traditional house of former Prime Minister Mahinda Rajapaksa last night. The houses and properties of the Rajapaksa family were set on fire. 35 houses were set on fire. Thus, Mahinda Rajapaksa left the Prime Minister’s House in the capital Colombo with military security. It was reported that he wanted to flee abroad in the name of medical treatment.