Teachers and principals trade unions claim that representatives engaged in a Satyagraha at the Agitation Area adjacent to the Presidential Secretariat in Fort are being continuously obstructed by the Police.
Convener of the National Coalition Against Teachers and Principals Salary Anomalies Ven. Ulapane Sumangala Thera said a group of Policemen in civil clothing attempted to remove sun shields they erected today.
The venerable said legal action will be resorted to against such actions.
Ven. Sumangala thera said a country should be governed according to a law adding that they are engaged in the Satyagraha campaign in a legal manner and have not violated any laws.
He said Police are engaged in such efforts during the past five days adding they failed to remove the shields and left the Agitation Area.