Antidrug Protest March - Negombo

Shamal Niroshan Sun, Feb 25, '2018


A protest march was organized by the Roman Catholic clergy with the participation of the religious Rev. Brothers and Sisters in Negombo under the guidance and direction of His Eminence Malcolm Cardinal Ranjith, the Archbishop of Colombo, with Rt. Rev. Dr. Maxwell Silva, the Axiliary Bishop of Colombo, drew great crowds to the city last evening.  The peaceful march started from the Maris Stella College grounds and assembled at the Greens Park, from where His Eminence Malcolm Cardinal Ranjith addressed the people along with Ven. Sumanaratane Thero, Maulavi Abdullah Abdul Rahim and Kurukkal Rajendren.
In his speech, the Archbishop pledged in public that he will take the leadership against all forms of drugs that have been made available to the school children and the youth in Negombo.  


Pics by: Roshan Pradeep