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I have no power to change Opposition Leader: Speaker

2018-08-10 10:36:21
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Speaker Karu Jayasuriya informed Parliament today that according to the Constitution as well as Parliament tradition, he has no authority to change the Opposition Leader.

 


  Comments - 9

  • Bala Friday, 10 August 2018 11:57

    So the Law Professori who talks big as he is the authority on anything, and advises JO did not know this. So you can imagine the level of his advice.

    Reply : 15       23

    Cisco Friday, 10 August 2018 12:21

    Yes of course you have shown it by your record as Speaker.

    Reply : 2       24

    Shiva Friday, 10 August 2018 14:08

    Most biased snd unfair Speaker we ever had and it is sad day for democracy of the country

    Reply : 22       30

    Lord Wolfstein Friday, 10 August 2018 17:18

    A completely correct decision. The SLFP members in the so-called Joint Opposition were elected to support their leader in his policies and not to act according to the dictates of a damped dictator, which is a betrayal of the voter and the party.

    Reply : 18       11

    Madayan Friday, 10 August 2018 17:55

    The moment they resigned to join SLPP to form a opposition to claim opposition leader post, they lost their MP seats. If you don't know the law of this country, ask our learned law Professor. So they are making a mockery of democracy by being both in Government and in opposition.

    Reply : 11       11

    Lokka Friday, 10 August 2018 14:20

    Then how did you get the power to appoint him, who represents only the Northern Tamils and nobody else.

    Reply : 12       23

    Chandu Friday, 10 August 2018 16:07

    So,why waited and wasted other's time and resources to say this at the end?Funny state of affairs

    Reply : 2       13

    Silliness Friday, 10 August 2018 17:16

    What a waste of parliamentary time and money over this matter. We send morons to Parliament and this is what happens to this country. In no other parliaments in this world such a lot of waste of time and money over such a silly problem.

    Reply : 0       11

    Ash Friday, 10 August 2018 18:44

    The opposition leader Will do a better job as the President of SL.

    Reply : 0       7

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