(Lanka-E-news, 2007 Oct 04, 9.30 PM) Two thousand and eighty eight job expecting graduates who were trained under Tharuna Aruna program commenced a sit in campaign near the Telecom roundabout today (04) morning.
The Chairman of the Graduates Collective Prasad Bandara Herath said to Lanka-e-News that none of the 2088 graduates were granted jobs despite the promises of the Ministers and the Presidential Secretary.
He said that this was the seventh protest campaign and if the President would not give a satisfactory solution to their problems a fast
unto death would be commenced tomorrow and it can end up with setting ablaze to the bodies.
The secretary of the union Thilak Rasnayaka said that the current Ministers were ushered to their positions by them and neither a Minister nor a secretary nor a single adviser came to talk to them.
Police closed the road since the protestors sat in the Telecom roundabout. The photos depict the graduates protesting blocking the road. The protestors burnt the shown written pledges.