Connect with us

News

Rajitha to face SJB committee!

Published

on

General Secretary of the Samagi Jana Balawegaya (SJB) – Mr. Ranjith Madduma Bandara says that the party has decided to appoint a committee to look into disciplinary action against MP Dr. Rajitha Senaratne.

Mr. Madduma Bandara said this in response to reports claiming that Dr. Senaratne would soon be expelled from SJB.”There is no point in keeping Rajitha in SJB now,” he added.

It has been decided to take action against MP Senaratne a few hours after party leader Mr. Sajith Premadasa had announced that party members who try to divide and destroy the SJB will be brought before a disciplinary Committee.

Earlier, SJB MP – S.M. Marikkar had also urged action against anyone who calls for consensus between the SJB and the UNP.

News

Former Minister Ronnie de Mel no more

Published

on

By

Former Minister – Ronnie de Mel has passed away today (27) while being treated at a private hospital, reports say.

He was aged 99 years old.A former civil servant, he was the Minister of Finance from 1977 – 1988 under the United National Party government and holds the record for the largest number of budgets presented by a finance minister.

Continue Reading

News

NPP to also back NCM against Speaker

Published

on

By

The National People’s Party (NPP) has also decided to back the No Confidence Motion against Parliament Speaker Mahinda Yapa Abeywardena.

Opposition Leader Sajith Premadasa, Parliamentarian M.A. Sumanthiran, Chief Opposition Whip Lakshman Kieirella, Professor G. L. Peiris, Tissa Attanayake, Chandima Weerakkody, Shan Wijayalal de Silva, and others have signed the motion on behalf of the Samagi Jana Balawegaya and Samagi Jana Alliance.

Meanwhile, Dullas Alahapperuma, the leader of the Freedom People’s Congress has also said that they would back the NCM.

Yesterday (26), the Uttara Lanka Sabhagaya had stated they would back the motion as well. 

The motion cites several reasons, including the Speaker’s failure to appropriately present the amendments proposed by the Supreme Court for the Online Safety Bill before its passage. 

Continue Reading

News

Muthukumarana to take up Uddika Premarathne’s MP seat

Published

on

By

S.C. Muthukumarana is set to be named to the Parliamentary seat  left vacant after the resignation of Anuradhapura District MP – Uddika Premarathne.

It is reported that the Secretary General of Parliament – Mrs. Kushani Rohanadheera has informed of this to the Election Commission, in accordance with Section 64(1) of the Parliamentary Elections Act No. 1 of 1981.

Related News :

Uddika Premarathne resigns as MP

Continue Reading

Trending

Copyright © 2023 Sri Lanka Mirror. All Rights Reserved