President should be firm: JVP

21 April 2015 04:37 pm - 12     - {{hitsCtrl.values.hits}}


President Maithripala should act firmly in order to get the 19th Amendment to the Constitution passed, the Janatha Vimukthi Peramuna (JVP) said today.

JVP Propaganda Secretary Vijitha Herath told Daily Mirror that President Sirisena should act firmly in getting the 19th Amendment passed in Parliament in accordance with the pledge given to the people and he is responsible for the situation that had arisen today.

“The President should not allow SLFP MPs to act in the way they have acted up to now. He agrees when the MPs say they want to study the Bill and decides to postpone the debate,” he said.

He said there are two fractions of SLFP MPs today. One fraction, he said wants to oppose every single legislation, while others try to postpone the enacting Bills, such as the 19th Amendment, citing various reasons, while supporting other Bills.

Mr. Herath said his party cannot see any valid reason for the postponement of the 19th Amendment.(Yohan Perera)


  Comments - 12

  • Nihal Amarasekera Wednesday, 22 April 2015 08:48 AM

    Where is Anura Kumara of JVP?

    CLIVE Wednesday, 22 April 2015 09:23 AM

    He should have spoken about internal issues of JVP instead of SLFP.

    IRA Wednesday, 22 April 2015 09:52 AM

    1. to be firm, the person must be a firm leader. 2. MS says he is the leader of SLFP, so what is wrong with listening to his MPs

    JVPer Wednesday, 22 April 2015 09:53 AM

    Vijitha what do you expect the President to do when he knows that the dissident SLFPers would vote against any motion of the Govt. What do you mean by saying that the President should be firm via DM Android App

    Dutchy Wednesday, 22 April 2015 10:09 AM

    I think ppl who voted mi3 need to teach him how to be leader with a backbone and how to achieve good governance.

    lkboy Wednesday, 22 April 2015 10:26 AM

    Yes. this government is too lackadaisical.

    Sri Wednesday, 22 April 2015 10:33 AM

    JVP should look after their party than critiscing others, these idiots distoyed the whole uni system in SL

    JVP says right Wednesday, 22 April 2015 10:36 AM

    What JVP says absolutely correct. As previous regime king used power why M3 also can not use somewhat power put these previous regime criminals down and to change the 19 amendment

    ifki Wednesday, 22 April 2015 07:39 AM

    Hope everything should go in positve as yahapalanaya has promised us

    Premalal Wednesday, 22 April 2015 10:39 AM

    Under statement of the century.

    Ukkusa Wednesday, 22 April 2015 10:50 AM

    Otherwise let our President take the reign into his hand and handle the matters strictly as democratic manner to develope the Mother Lanka and take stern and prompt action to punish the wrong doers.Failing whole Asia will laugh at us a jokers. It is not party or colour or person first,but the Mother Lanka is first. Our Dear President Maithri the People have given you the opportunity as requested by you to cure our Mother Lanka, action please.Get into action .No rest no sleep,action! action!action.Gods are with you and our prayersfor your safe journey.

    Nornan Wednesday, 22 April 2015 08:12 AM

    He is a good person but not a good leader.

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