The Police fired tear gas on a protest by the Inter University Student’s Federation (IUSF) near the Education Ministry in Battaramulla.
The students marched towards the Isurupaya building where the Education Ministry is located.
The Police fired tear gas after the students pulled down the front gate of the Ministry building.
Subsequently the students returned to the gate and demanded a meeting with the subject Minister.
A meeting was later granted with the Minister and following the meeting the students withdrew.
Scene of Crime Officers later launched an investigation into the damage caused to the gates of the building.