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In pics | Sri Lankans hit streets in celebration as Gotabaya Rajapaksa resigns

Published on Jul 15, 2022 01:54 PM IST

Celebrations broke out across crisis-hit Sri Lanka when Gotabaya Rajapaksa, who was blamed for his economic mismanagement officially resigned from the President's post on Thursday.

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People celebrate the resignation of Gotabaya Rajapaksa from the President's post.(AFP) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
Published on Jul 15, 2022 01:54 PM IST

People celebrate the resignation of Gotabaya Rajapaksa from the President's post.(AFP)

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Music, dancing and joyous revelry broke out on the streets of Colombo after Gotabaya resigned(REUTERS) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
Published on Jul 15, 2022 01:54 PM IST

Music, dancing and joyous revelry broke out on the streets of Colombo after Gotabaya resigned(REUTERS)

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A man holds up  Sri Lankan flag out of joy. (REUTERS) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
Published on Jul 15, 2022 01:54 PM IST

A man holds up  Sri Lankan flag out of joy. (REUTERS)

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Demonstrators cheer after hearing the news that Gotabaya Rajapaksa, resigned from the President's post at a protest site close to the president's office in Colombo.(Bloomberg) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
Published on Jul 15, 2022 01:54 PM IST

Demonstrators cheer after hearing the news that Gotabaya Rajapaksa, resigned from the President's post at a protest site close to the president's office in Colombo.(Bloomberg)

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Revellers gathered at the main protest site facing the presidential secretariat to  dance.(AFP) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
Published on Jul 15, 2022 01:54 PM IST

Revellers gathered at the main protest site facing the presidential secretariat to  dance.(AFP)

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