Party aims to bring George’s controversial remarks to the centre of public debate and reach out to a leader who boasts of having good connections with the Church
Students condemn acts of intolerance in JNU and express anger over lawlessness, hate crimes against minorities.
Police fired teargas to disperse rioters in curfew-bound central Sri Lanka hours after a state of emergency was imposed in a bid to quell anti-Muslim violence.
The government said it was imposing the state of emergency after police failed to curb violence in Kandy, where mobs of Sinhalese burned mosques, homes and businesses belonging to Muslims.
Sri Lanka declared national state of emergency to quell anti-Muslim violence after mobs from the majority ethnic Sinhalese population burned shops and homes.