No faith motion against Speaker



Several opposition parties led by Opposition Leader Sajith Premadasa, today (Feb. 26) signed a motion of no confidence against Speaker of Parliament Mahinda Yapa Abeywardena, citing that he had violated the Constitution of Sri Lanka.

Accordingly, several opposition MPs M. A. Sumanthiran, Lakshman Kiriella, G. L. Pieris, Tissa Attanayake, Chandima Weerakkody and Shan Wijayalal de Silva, have signed the no-confidence motion against the Speaker for approving the much-disputed Online Safety Bill amidst ‘irregular procedures’.

SJB MP Nalin Bandara Jayamaha had said that the no faith motion will be handed over within the coming days.


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