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Ven. Rathana Thera ends fast

Parliamentarian Ven. Athuraliye Rathana Thera ended his hunger strike after being informed about the resignation of M.L.A.M. Hizbullah and Azath Salley as Governors yesterday. The letter issued by President Maithripala Sirisena in this regard was handed over to Ven. Thera by the Central Province Governor Maithree Gunaratne. Governors Hizbullah and Azath Salley had submitted their letters of resignation to the President by last afternoon.

Ven.Rathana Thera launched the hunger strike seeking the removal of Minister Rishard Bathiudeen, Western Province Governor Azath Salley and Eastern Province Governor M.L.A.M. Hizbullah from their posts at the Maha Maluwa of the Temple of the Tooth Relic in Kandy on Friday (31) and continued for four days until the resignation was informed.

Ven. Thera was later admitted to the Kandy Teaching Hospital for treatment immediately after ending the fast.


Rathana Thero ends fast - (15:32)

Ven. Athuraliye Rathana Thera ended the fast upon learning that Governors Azath Salley and M.L.A.M. Hizbullah had resigned.

He began a fast-unto-death campaign outside the Sri Dalada Maligawa in Kandy on May 31. 


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