Oct 29, 2018

Calls for parliament to be summoned Featured

The United National Front and the Tamil National Alliance are urging speaker Karu Jayasuriya to convene parliament immediately.

The JVP too, is likely to follow suit today (28).

Speaking to the media at Temple Trees yesterday, UNP leader Ranil Wickremesinghe called for an emergency session of parliament, and asked that no trouble should be created.

He claimed that he commanded majority support in parliament, and stressed that any action taken against the constitution was invalid.

Writing to the speaker yesterday, opposition leader R. Sampanthan too, asked that parliament be summoned immediately.

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