Last Updated : 2019-01-22 16:20:44

Apps Advertising Home Delivery Feedback

Video: Over 60 sign no-confidence motion against PM - Dullas

22 May 2015 08:23 am - 31     - {{hitsCtrl.values.hits}}

A A A
UPFA MP Dullas Alahapperuma said today the no-confidence motion against Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe so far signed by more than 60 MPs including 14 ministers, deputy ministers and state ministers would be handed over to the Speaker next week.

He said they were sure to receive the support of a majority of MPs and that it would be significant being the only no-confidence motion submitted against a prime minister with a majority in parliament supporting it.

“Only two no-confidence motions have been submitted against some former Prime Ministers but the two motions were defeated on a majority vote,” Mr. Alahapperuma said.

He said the no-confidence motion will state the fact that he was a prime minister with a minority support in parliament and had allegedly caused a crisis in the national economy.

Mr. Alahapperuma said it was time for the SLFPers who joined the government to take a stand if they really love and are loyal to the party just like the four ministers who resigned their portfolios.

He said their resignations were influenced by the dissolution of local government bodies.
“The SLFPers should be loyal to the party at a time when its image is being tarnished or its unity is at risk,” Mr. Alahapperuma said.

He said the traditional relationship between the UNP and the SLFP earlier likened to that between an elephant and a goad is now being likened to an elephant and a wood apple. (Ajith Siriwardana)

WATCH
 

  Comments - 31

  • Sambo Friday, 22 May 2015 03:27 PM

    Well said. Nothing to add.

    VT Saturday, 23 May 2015 09:41 AM

    Mr DA .Organize some Scotch bottles and sleep in the parliament .You can try your luck to get more signatures

    TONY Saturday, 23 May 2015 11:05 PM

    SO MR HAS GOT ROUND 60 TO BACK HIM UP. WHAT ABOUT THE BALANCE,. THEY HAD 100 SLFP MEMBERS IN PARLIAMENT

    stardust Friday, 22 May 2015 04:55 PM

    6.2 mio voted for MS and they knew that his PM will be RW. You crooks should remember that!

    Sharon Friday, 22 May 2015 04:58 PM

    Get a life Ziyad.

    Sharon Friday, 22 May 2015 05:00 PM

    Premalal. Do you understand the difference between a vote and a No confidence motion? Best thing is to keep silent if you are not sure about what you are talking about.

    stardust Friday, 22 May 2015 05:00 PM

    And 6.2 mio voted for MS AND RW as his PM. You crooks should remember that!

    hamid Friday, 22 May 2015 05:16 PM

    investigate ranial and co on bond issue,investigate all who went to singapore before jan 08th and received money from tamil diaspora ,cia, and the rest .

    Lima Friday, 22 May 2015 05:29 PM

    DALLAS IS NUM ONE CROOK , WASHING LOIN TO MARA , BECAUSE OF PRES MS AND PM RW , THESE ROGUES ARE SURVIVING , THEY ARE HON GENTLEMEN , SUPPOSE IF THEY BOTH ARE LIKE MARA , THEN WILL ALL THESE PEOPLE TALK , ALL WILL BE NOW SIX FEET DEEP UNDER THE EARTH WITH THEIR FAMILY MEMBERS , SO THESE ROGUES SHOULD WORSHIP THE STATUE OF PRES MS AND PM RW

    CITIZEN Friday, 22 May 2015 05:31 PM

    These MR backlickers have nothing else to do - move No-confidence motions against this one and that one; bark and bray inside and outside Parliament, sleep on the floor of the Parliament chamber and behave like beasts in the Parliament! People voted for these fellows should receive Oscars for foolishness!!!!

    Premalal Saturday, 23 May 2015 12:40 PM

    Hi Sharon. For your information all votes declare confidence in a person, a political, or some important issue(s). Otherwise seeking a vote is meaningless. It is not easy to imagine someone in sane mind voting for a issue or person in whom he(she) does not have confidence. My advise to you is please refrain from displaying your ignorance in public.

    Kariyawasa Saturday, 23 May 2015 01:09 PM

    These stupid idiots dont care of a united Sri Lanka like other countries to work together, Power hunger fools a few to count try to disable the country , create communal hates ,Sri Lankans now are very educated and will not VOTES THESE FOOLS ANYMORE>

    DSR Friday, 22 May 2015 06:11 PM

    You are correct!!!

    clifford Friday, 22 May 2015 06:18 PM

    When someone does good things with good intention these things will crop up, especially those who had the habit of corruption and I really don;t understand why there should be no confidence motion against the PM.

    peiris Friday, 22 May 2015 06:28 PM

    Yes.Tamil,Muslim,Traitors, and all almost all other parties?

    Sarojini Rajapakse Friday, 22 May 2015 06:50 PM

    Dulls go home its time for you to pack your bags.

    tarzan Friday, 22 May 2015 02:02 PM

    And you want to appoint a defeated for the premiere,

    palle Friday, 22 May 2015 02:02 PM

    Days are numbeted!

    John Friday, 22 May 2015 07:16 PM

    Hope you are keeping to your earlier stance as a loyal citizen of SL.

    voter Friday, 22 May 2015 02:10 PM

    Publish the names . Next Parliament sans 60 thieves..

    Dull Ass Friday, 22 May 2015 02:17 PM

    Dull Ass. The more you struggle on behalf of your insatiable boss (sic MR), the more he will sink into the quicksand, and hopefully perish politically.

    smith Friday, 22 May 2015 02:22 PM

    new trend and new job of mahinda waadeen

    Damien Friday, 22 May 2015 02:27 PM

    Send this government home

    ziyard Friday, 22 May 2015 02:38 PM

    60 or more is a not a problem,all of you are slaves of MR and none of you are no where near RW.enjoy your last weeks as MPs.In the coming election most of you will lose your deposits and only intelligent be elected.aba sarani for you ,wimal,vasu etc.....

    arjuna ranawana Friday, 22 May 2015 02:38 PM

    we have no confidence all of 60 and more, will wait till next general election

    Premalal Friday, 22 May 2015 02:41 PM

    6.2 million signed a no confidence motion against you.

    riz Friday, 22 May 2015 02:44 PM

    You have been through by people. You should know who is a real treat to unity of any party, that z MR, now he z mentally subnormal. Not only political parties ,but he a treat to unity of whole country. ..

    kan Friday, 22 May 2015 03:10 PM

    It seems nothing has gone into the pockets of SLFP/UPFA MPs and Ministers since last 5 months, they have become jittery and behaving in an unpatriotic and undemocratic way. Hope these type of politicians will not be returned to parliament after elections by voters of their respective areas.

    riz Friday, 22 May 2015 03:10 PM

    Be ready u, wasu and wimal to go home after next election . Now itself u all better learn how to help in kitchen what MR z doing now.

    Coconut Republic Friday, 22 May 2015 03:11 PM

    Collect more signatures and waste your time. Good luck!

    Rag Friday, 22 May 2015 03:18 PM

    You all are defeated by the people and trying to grab power using the President! Please keep in mind that president was appointed by the people not the majority of the jokers in parliament! Days are numbered for these 60 people to rest home permanently!


Add comment

Comments will be edited (grammar, spelling and slang) and authorized at the discretion of Daily Mirror online. The website also has the right not to publish selected comments.

Reply To:

Name - Reply Comment


Arrest of writer Sathkumara sparks debate on freedom of expression

On April 1, award-winning author and poet Shakthika Sathkumara was arrested a

No dream too big for Fight Cancer Movement

A Memorandum of Understanding was signed on April 1, 2019, between the Minist

Wilpattu, Islamophobia

The anti-Muslim campaign of the fringe Sinhala Buddhist ultra-nationalist big

TODAY'S HEADLINES

MIRROR CRICKET