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Parliament dissolved

2015-06-26 15:05:42
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President Maithripala Sirisena has called for the dissolution of parliament a short while ago, the Daily Mirror learns.

The government printing department confirmed they have been instructed to print the government gazette pertaining to the dissolution of parliament.

The dissolution of parliament was set to take place after the enactment of the 20th Amendment, but was speculated to take place today (26) after passing of 20A proved impracticable because it did not receive the required two thirds majority in parliament. (Yohan Perera)

 


  Comments - 37

  • ziyard Friday, 26 June 2015 20:50

    Thank you HE for dissolving parliament albeit late.a good slap on the faces of Rajitha and Champika..an advice to sri lankan voters, select educated candidates and leave out wmale,rattharan etc...

    Reply : 10       176

    Patriot Friday, 26 June 2015 21:05

    So this is how Ranil and Ravi face the no confidence motion, huh.

    Reply : 153       76

    Nims Saturday, 27 June 2015 10:15

    To all those who disliked Patriots- ask yourselves whether he is correct or not?

    Reply : 26       5

    Daks Saturday, 27 June 2015 14:23

    Hey Nims,Have you lot looked at yourself and wondered if you racists are correct or not? Or is that too much for egostical racists like patriot and yourself.

    Reply : 1       5

    sach Monday, 29 June 2015 08:51

    what is racist in that? These days whatever a sinhala man does or say is racist

    Reply : 1       1

    jeff Friday, 26 June 2015 21:10

    OMG! .Finally MY3 was able to do this. His credibility would have been enhanced if he has done this on April 23. Chapikaya and Rajitha clowns misled MY3. 62 laks voted to MY3 to eliminate MR and his theives and not to give leadership and patranage SLFP. UNP will get 2/3 majority this time. Let the 20th amendment and chamika goes to dusbin.

    Reply : 40       138

    J R Rajasinghe Friday, 26 June 2015 21:13

    End of Yahapalanaya joke. People will decide.

    Reply : 174       77

    janaya Saturday, 27 June 2015 11:40

    no civilised citizen will need wasapalanaya (MR/SLFP/UPFA), it has gone to the dogs....

    Reply : 10       31

    ANTON Saturday, 27 June 2015 19:35

    BALAAGENA GIYAAMA, UMBALA KIYANA DETATH ATHTHAK THIYENAWA .......

    Reply : 3       1

    ANTON Friday, 26 June 2015 21:24

    YEAH ........ MULLARIYAWA HOSPITAL CLOSED TEMPORARILY.

    Reply : 10       112

    Yan Saturday, 27 June 2015 15:46

    Anton, are you drunk????

    Reply : 2       1

    Sikuru Friday, 26 June 2015 21:27

    Time to kick the criminals out and create a new SL under MS-RW rule

    Reply : 40       208

    Bala Saturday, 27 June 2015 14:38

    Yes poeple of Sri Lanka please keep the M.onste.R and his gang of thieves and, B,D,G.W and V out for the sake of our country.

    Reply : 0       5

    adhil nizam Friday, 26 June 2015 21:30

    This should have been done one month ago soon after the 19A.

    Reply : 5       114

    Bala Friday, 26 June 2015 21:36

    This is the best for the country with each MP pulling for their own benefit or to cover their past misdeeds and not for the country. Hope a new set of MPs with country first attitude will be in the next Parliament - does not matter which label.

    Reply : 2       106

    George Friday, 26 June 2015 21:36

    Hallelujah ..long vacation to some ....retirement to some ...elimination for some .....win or lose we booze for some..bit forba normal man LIFE GOES ON

    Reply : 2       95

    Arjuna Ranawna Friday, 26 June 2015 21:49

    Good decision . Expecting National Govt. for better future of the Country.

    Reply : 10       99

    sach Monday, 29 June 2015 09:03

    National governments are for emergency situations, we had 30 year war, civilian killings all year around, tsunami, but there never was a national government why now?

    Reply : 0       0

    Kiris Baba Amaray Friday, 26 June 2015 21:52

    Good move, Let anyone win, but never allow Rajapakshe family.

    Reply : 30       140

    Bubble Banda Friday, 26 June 2015 21:54

    Holding an election is OK. Give the right nominations to youngsters and not to the UPFA gangsters including MR.

    Reply : 13       125

    Desmond Jeromme Friday, 26 June 2015 21:56

    Let all the Srilankans stand firm and say "No to MR or his family members, the so-called looters".

    Reply : 20       138

    Cheers Saturday, 27 June 2015 14:17

    Only if you have brains if not for MR and Gota you would have been a victim of terror by now

    Reply : 3       1

    Horri Jimonis Friday, 26 June 2015 21:59

    Yes it is fine. But make sure, let anyone be elected but not Mahinda.

    Reply : 17       124

    Sana Friday, 26 June 2015 22:03

    Hooray! Finally we can get rid of this illegitimate govt!

    Reply : 98       42

    Lucky Fernando Friday, 26 June 2015 22:03

    UNP victory and a MS Presidency=good future for the country

    Reply : 27       146

    Waco Saturday, 27 June 2015 09:35

    We need Mahinda back in the Parliment.

    Reply : 29       12

    Cobra Sunday, 28 June 2015 06:32

    Yeah-to clean its toilets!!!

    Reply : 0       5

    Nims Saturday, 27 June 2015 10:13

    "Dissolution only after 20A is passed-Rajitha" Yesterday morning

    Reply : 5       9

    Sharon Saturday, 27 June 2015 11:31

    MR. . . . . please come back. We are waiting to take this country forward with your leadership via DM Android App

    Reply : 40       12

    Dee Saturday, 27 June 2015 18:21

    You off your nuts?

    Reply : 1       3

    Shamantha Welgama Saturday, 27 June 2015 11:53

    Kind request to general public of Sri Lanka who eligible for vote in upcoming Parliamentary election.Do not Vote for the old members who done various bad things. Vote for the educated, intellectuals to govern our mother land.

    Reply : 1       34

    Nande Saturday, 27 June 2015 15:44

    By bye WimaleVasuDenashBandula & other looters. via DM Android App

    Reply : 0       4

    lloydpereira Saturday, 27 June 2015 16:07

    Great Decision taken by you Sir! as the crooks wanted to plot against you after chasing out the PM and taking over power as instructed by the old guard. "Jaya Wewa". God Bless Sri Lanka.!!!

    Reply : 0       4

    AR Saturday, 27 June 2015 17:16

    I hope our people are brainy enough to decide a good leadership that is with the change for the country... might as well try.

    Reply : 0       3

    Sivalingam Sunday, 28 June 2015 10:45

    I hope Mahinda will be back.Advance congratulations to Mahindha Rajapakse

    Reply : 3       2

    P.Sivalingam Sunday, 28 June 2015 10:48

    I hope Mahindha will be back.Advance congratulations to MAHINDHA RAJAPAKSE

    Reply : 4       1

    RPERERA Monday, 29 June 2015 08:31

    RW and the UNP GANG COULD NOT TELL US THE DIFFERENCE BETWEEN GOING TO ALIMANKADE AND PAMANKADE.HOW ON EARTH THEY ARE GOVERN THIS COUNTRY.LAST SIX MONTHS HAS BEEN DISASTER FOR THE COUNTRY.NO MAJOR DEVELOPMENT.PEOPLE HAVE NO JOBS,SHARE MARKET IS SHRINKING.CB BOND ISSUE WHITEWASHED.BAD MAHINDA RAJAPAKSEIS MUCH BETTER THAN THIS UNP GANG

    Reply : 1       0

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