JO to support NCM against Bathiudeen

15 May 2019 09:24 pm - 5     - {{hitsCtrl.values.hits}}


The Joint Opposition or the Mahinda Rajapaksa faction of the United People’s Freedom Alliance (UPFA) decided to support the No-Confidence Motion against Industry and Commerce Minister Rishad Bathiudeen, who is in the centre of controversy these days over allegations that he gave political patronage to the terrorists who carried out the Easter Sunday bomb attacks on April 21.

Mr. Rajapaksa, who is also the Opposition Leader, met with his MPs and the JO leaders yesterday and discussed this matter.

Already, some MPs have initiated the collection of signatures for the motion. By Tuesday, 25 MPs had placed their signatures, it is learnt. (Kelum Bandara)


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  Comments - 5

  • Jude Thursday, 16 May 2019 08:09 AM

    Seriously, Rishad after the NCM YOU'VE to join those MEGALOMANIACS!!! Your political career is over!!!

    cheers Thursday, 16 May 2019 08:12 AM

    UNP will not support it as they will loose majority in parliament and ranil cannot hang i n then

    Charge 'em all Thursday, 16 May 2019 08:44 AM

    Yes - BUT - a big BUT - charge all politicos also for, murders, money laundering, accepting commissions and building up large bank balances abroad, passport violations, traffic offences- even resulting in deaths of policeman, etc etc the list goes on and on. No selected charges only please.

    DillonDP Thursday, 16 May 2019 09:17 AM

    With him the president mithree also should be given a NCM

    TONY Thursday, 16 May 2019 09:21 AM


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