Mano issues ultimatum to SJB

10 August 2020 08:20 am - 12     - {{hitsCtrl.values.hits}}


Tamil Progressive Alliance (TPA) led by Mano Ganesan which contested the general election under Samagi Jana Balawegaya ( SJB) says 15 MPs from his party, Sri Lanka Muslim Congress (SLMC) and All Ceylon Makkal Congress (ACMC) led by Rishad Bathiudeen would sit as a separate group in Parliament if they are not given slots from the national list, as promised by the SJB leadership.

Mr. Ganesan in his Facebook post said "Do not play with the National List. I warned during a late-night meeting that if SJB did not give us the slots as promised, 15 MPs returned from TPA (6), SLMC (5), and ACMC (4) will have to sit in Parliament as a separate group. Ultimatum till Monday."

Meanwhile, Palani Digambaram who also belongs to TPA said the discussions held with the SJB leaders ended without any decision. "We shall be meeting up again today to resolve the national list issue," he said.(Yohan Perera)


  Comments - 12

  • rew Monday, 10 August 2020 12:00 PM

    Typical of SL Politicians, waiting to cross over asap.

    Liberal One Monday, 10 August 2020 12:04 PM

    Just imagine if the government was formed with the support of these guys?

    Joseph Mendis Monday, 10 August 2020 12:09 PM

    If these people contested on their own they wouldn't have got a single seat.

    BE FAIR Monday, 10 August 2020 12:31 PM

    Why wash Dirty Linen in Public Sort matters internally

    Praja Pathirana Monday, 10 August 2020 12:31 PM

    SJB, don't give in. let them join the government

    Ram Monday, 10 August 2020 12:33 PM

    Whether National list slot given or not eventually they will be supporting MR for portfolios even at State or Deputy level. This is Sri Lanka Politics

    Mahesh Monday, 10 August 2020 12:55 PM

    This is the problem with minority extreme groups. They are having 15 mp's but still wants more when sjb just have 7 national list slots. Those 7 slots should go to people who can communicate properly in sinhala as they are now in opposition.

    Hens Monday, 10 August 2020 01:11 PM

    What, all ready the "Cocks" and "chickens" are fighting!!!

    gagana Monday, 10 August 2020 01:23 PM

    who cares. sit at home

    Mark Anandappa Monday, 10 August 2020 01:27 PM

    They have to get lost you cannot demand for slots. It is these parties ensured SJB polled less votes.

    Visionary Monday, 10 August 2020 02:04 PM

    Ha Ha Samagi party will be in pieces in no time.Rest will creep into UNP

    Lanka Monday, 10 August 2020 02:13 PM

    Mano Ganeshan you belong to the dustbin not in politics.

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