The Inter University Students Federation is currently engaged in a protest march from the Colombo Fort Railway station to Galle Face green via Maradana and Borella.
Accordingly, heavy traffic congestion has been reported along several roads in Colombo.
Convenor of the IUSF Wasantha Mudalige said the protest march got underway at noon and they are peacefully staging the protest and demanding the resignation of the present administration.
He said however Police have cordoned off several roads and fulfilling the needs of the government while inconveniencing the general public.
Meanwhile, road blocks have been setup along all entry points to the Presidential Secretariat.
Police said the Lotus Road in Colombo Fort has also been closed and have requested motorists to use alternative roads.