The MPs who left the party were Chandra Thewarapperuma, T.M. Jayasena and W.D. Weerasinghe.
Calling a press conference in Ampara, these MPs said due to the ill-treatment of the government, they had decided to join the Joint Opposition.
When we contacted the UPFA General Secretary regarding the resignation of the three MPs from the SLFP and the UPFA, he said he would conduct an investigation regarding their allegations.