Sri Lanka Crisis: Government defends imposition of emergency amid flak from Opposition

Updated: May 08, 2022, 11:30 AM(IST) WION Video Team

President Gotabaya Rajapaksa declared a state of emergency in Sri Lanka for the second time since April. The Lankan government justified the move by saying that it was very much required to tackle the worsening economic meltdown. However, Lankans defy emergency to hold protests in Colombo.

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