Kelaniya campus students attacked thugs of leading politician of area allegedly the cause
A mini war raged in Kelaniya following clashes between students of the Kelaniya campus and some outsiders . According to reports the students were assaulted by a group of people from the village in the vicinity . When the students retaliated , the quarrel escalated into a mini battle with the whole Kelaniya area turning into a battleground.

Although investigations are currently on ,  the students allege thugs of a leading politician of the area are  behind this provocation.