Sri Lanka’s President Ranil Wickremesinghe in Colombo on Thursday. Photo: Reuters
Sri Lanka’s President Ranil Wickremesinghe in Colombo on Thursday. Photo: Reuters
Sri Lanka

Why Sri Lanka’s ‘Aragalaya’ protesters are divided on backing President Ranil Wickremesinghe

  • The debt-ridden country saw more than four months of protests this year over the mismanaged economy and major shortages of necessities
  • Analysts said former protesters are divided on what to do next; some are keen to continue protesting, others want to give new leader a chance

Sri Lanka’s President Ranil Wickremesinghe in Colombo on Thursday. Photo: Reuters
Sri Lanka’s President Ranil Wickremesinghe in Colombo on Thursday. Photo: Reuters
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