The opposition reiterates that the entire government should resign and must hand over the administration to a group that can run the country.
Speaking to NewsRadio, Parliamentarian JC Alawathuwala said that the weak management of the government and incorrect economic policies are the main reasons for the current situation.
He said due to the dollar crisis, importation of essentials including fuel has been restricted.
MP Alawathuwala noted that the people on the streets now have little to no choice.
He said mothers are even unable to feed their children due to lack of milk powder or purely due to lack of cash.
Parliamentarian JC Alawathuwala said the country is in a dire state and the people will not even be able to celebrate the New Year.
He said the queues are also continuing to increase across the country and it is highly unlikely that people will remain silent amidst the current climate.
MP Alawathuwala said the failure to resolve the current crisis in the country will have serious consequences.