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Mahinda Rajapaksa Resigns 2022

Mahinda Rajapaksa Resigns 2022 as a Prime Minister Sir Lanka following weeks off anti government protests the senior Rajapaksa had initially resisted calls from the opposition step down but now it seems the public pressure has forced him to throw in his towel.

Reports say President Gotabaya Rajapaksa asked the prime Minister to resign at a special cabinet meeting. Mahinda served as a President of Sri Lanka from the year 2005 to 2015. The country foreign reserves are down below 50 million US dollars and the country is asking the IMF and also other countries to assist them, come out of this crisis and this has triggered massive anti government across the island just last week the opposition field two no confidence motion in parliament one was against the president and other was against the prime Minister it seems Mahinda had no intention of facing this no trust confidence motion  his resignation follows a similar move by the parliament Deputy speakers last week Sri lanka health Minister has resigned too.

Reason Behind The Mahinda Rajapaksa Resigns 2022:

The protest took a violent turn when the anti government protestors along with pro; government protestors who haven’t at the protest sites. Now this got really violent where tear gas, water Canons and all other; The security personnel utilized several measures to disperse the crowd. In the incident 78 got injured and have been admitted to national hospital of Colombo; this is obviously a clash between two parties between pro-government and anti- government. President Mahinda Rajapaksa made a statement to his supporters that he is ready to make a decision; for the sake of hopes and aspirations of the country and its people.

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