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University students staged a protest opposite the University Grants Commission (UGC) in Colombo last week which resulted in closing the road opposite the UGC during rush hour traffic. Picture by Lalith Perera

The Sunday Leader chief photographer Lalith Perera won the Photographer of the Year award at the 2014 Journalism Awards held last week. The Sunday Leader Features Editor and investigative journalist Nirmala Kannangara and journalist Camelia Nathaniel won merit awards. Nathaniel’s daughter received the award on her behalf as she is overseas.

UNP Leadership Council Chairman Karu Jayasuriya is making the victory mark while having a discussion with JHU General Secretary Patali Champika Ranawaka at the launch of the UNP election manifesto last week. Picture by Thusitha Kumara

The office of the minister at the luxurious head office complex for the Road Development Authority (RDA) in Pelawatte

Former President Mahinda Rajapaksa sits at the head table ahead of the beginning of a UPFA meeting last week at the SLFP Headquarters with President Maithripala Sirisena’s picture on the wall behind him. Picture by Lalith Perera

United People’s Freedom Alliance (UPFA) members Vasudeva Nanayakkara and Bandula Gunawardene in a pensive mood ahead of a press conference held in Colombo last week.

A man who took part in a protest staged in Colombo on Friday against moves by former President Mahinda Rajapaksa to return to power, takes a closer look at a placard used during the protest. Picture by Lalith Perera

Indian fishermen poaching off Kalpitiya hold their hands up when approached by a boat with journalists, assuming it was the Navy. Picture by Lalith Perera

Former UNP Parliamentarian Eran Wickremeratne stresses on a point while speaking to President’s Secretary P. B. Abeykoon during the American Independence Day anniversary celebrations held in Colombo last week. Picture by Lalith Perera

A protest was staged opposite the Fort railway station last week against moves to bring former President Mahinda Rajapaksa back to power. Picture by Lalith Perera

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