UNP National List MP Dr. Jayampathi Wickremaratne has resigned from his post as MP with effect from January 20, 2020, Deputy Speaker Ananda Kumarasiri announced today.
The Secretary-General of Parliament Dhammika Dassanayake submitted the letter sent by Dr. Wickremaratne to notify his resignation.
Mr. Wickremaratne, who was a leading constitutional lawyer and was a member of the Constitutional Assembly's Steering Committee appointed to draft a new constitution during the previous government. (Yohan Perera and Ajith Siriwardane)
Good riddance to bad rubbish, Now go and live in UK with the diaspora money
Martin Milton Wednesday, 22 January 2020 03:56 PM
Thank THE VERY HEAVENS! for this . Let him be rejected by all respected Political parties. MM
sarath gunasekara Wednesday, 22 January 2020 08:39 PM
he is the master mindbehind for change the constitition against the majority will.
Nimal Wednesday, 22 January 2020 08:42 PM
Naturally. Its not a place for the learned.
sam fernando Wednesday, 22 January 2020 10:19 PM
As long as Ranil is there , better to form another party.
r rajakumara Wednesday, 22 January 2020 11:15 PM
very good. he might jump in to mahinda side. No # 1 constitution change according to sampathan
Suren Thursday, 23 January 2020 12:53 AM
Reports that he is going to Switzerland! All coming to light.
TripleX Thursday, 23 January 2020 01:16 AM
Are we in to hear “ Former PM Ranil resigns “ very soon.
Edward Theophilus Thursday, 23 January 2020 01:40 AM
As I know personally, this guy was not a capable lawyer. However, he later became a politician to be a member of parliament and shaw off in the public arena among ordinary people. His work was not academically and practically valuable and his constitutional work was rubbish.
Jayampathy D Ranaweera Thursday, 23 January 2020 02:39 AM
Whats the reason for his resignation from the MP's of UNP?
IS IT FRUSTRATION OF THE COUNTRY DRAGGING TO A VERY BAD ECONOMIC SITUATION OF UNP GOVT????????????????????
doc Thursday, 23 January 2020 04:23 AM
The UNP genius who drafted constitution ammendmends to block one Rajapaksha in coming to power which miserably backfired paving the way for two Rajapakshas to come to power...how's that for his CV..
cheers Thursday, 23 January 2020 06:02 AM
Jayampathi screwd up the constitution, the judiciary the parliament, gave powers to minorities, 19th amendment even he does not know and or knew what he was doing and also send the judges who voted against the presidents parliament dissolved in 2018 and he is a traitor and he should be dealt severely putting sri lanka against the western, USA alias
Max Thursday, 23 January 2020 06:31 AM
Rats escaping from sinking ship
Jayanath Thursday, 23 January 2020 08:01 AM
This fellow was expelled out of paradeniya university for cheating exam. Then he went abroad for studies and became a NGO kakka. He is a fraud by birth. These are the people came to establish yahapalanaya government. All his info available in Wikipedia