Eid festival celebrated at Galle Face protest

May 3, 2022 at 2:48 PM

The Eid festival was marked today with special celebrations held at the ‘Occupy Galle Face’ public protest site at the Galle Face Green in Colombo. 

Several religious leaders, including Buddhist monks and Christian priests, were seen participating in the festivities, feasting on customary Eid food.

The public engaged in peaceful protests was also seen joining in the festivities by sharing Sawans with biryani on the opposite side of the Old Parliament on Galle Road. (NewsWire)

Members of Sri Lankan Muslim Civil society donated 700 lunch parcels commemorating Eid-Ul-Fitr at the ‘GotaGoGama’ agitation site earlier today as a gesture of solidarity from the Muslims of Sri Lanka towards their brothers and sisters who are protesting for change in the Aragalaya movement. (NewsWire)