Hundreds took to the streets on Friday (16) in support of the Northern Province Chief Minister, C.V. Wigneswaran after a no-confidence motion was handed over to the Northern Province Governor, Reginald Cooray.

Shops were closed and normal life was heavily affected due to the political turmoil in the Northern Provincial Council.

Pix by U. Shalin, Rasmila D and Hamsan (via Twitter)