Outraged protesters set fire to the house of ruling party MP Sanath Nishant. His house was completely gutted in the blaze. Also in Galle, Minister Ramesh Pathirana and former Minister Johnston Fernando in Mount Lavinia were burned at the stake, along with the houses and vehicles of politicians in Sri Lanka. An MP from the ruling party and his security guard were killed in the violence.
However, local security personnel used batons to thwart the protesters. More than 150 people were injured. A nationwide curfew was imposed. Deployed troops in the capital. However, due to the financial crisis in Sri Lanka, there have been concerns for the past few days. The rulers are demanding his resignation. Following this, Prime Minister Mahinda Rajapaksa resigned. His resignation letter was sent to President Gotabhaya Rajapaksa. In his resignation letter, Prime Minister Mahinda Rajapaksa said he was resigning to pave the way for the formation of an all-party interim government.