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

Apps Advertising Home Delivery Feedback

Speaker seeks report on violence in Parliament

19 November 2018 09:52 pm - 1     - {{hitsCtrl.values.hits}}


Speaker Karu Jayasuriya has sought a report from the authorities concerned on the violence in Parliament including brawls, name calling, spraying of chili powder and damaging properties, a statement from his office said today.

He told a party leaders meeting that he regretted the incidents that took place in the House and pointed out that it was the duty of all MPs to avoid the repetition of such ugly scenes in the future.

The Speaker said he had received intelligence reports that disruptive activities would be carried out yesterday and therefore preemptive measures were taken.

Commenting on the allegation that unwanted people were present in the public gallery during commotion in the House last Friday, he said he looked into it and found that there was no organized presence of such individuals.

The Speaker said any MP could bring up to five of his supporters to the gallery.

  Comments - 1

  • Wise Donkey Tuesday, 20 November 2018 01:21 PM

    Culprits are clearly videoed and they can't deny. Charge every rowdy no exception.

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

Anti-Muslim attacks question security coordination

Tears in the eyes of the families mourning the loss of Easter Sunday terror v

Wahhabism and radicalization of local Muslims Fix it For Good

Intelligence-driven kinetic means can only do so much. The acid test would be

Rs.190 Million worth of Priorities ?

‘A supplementary budget of 190 million rupees for two bulletproof vehicles

Refugees become refugees again in Sri Lanka

There was a collective anguish over helplessness and isolation inside the gar