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If Speaker Karu Jayasuriya constantly refused to recognize the Joint Opposition (JO) as the Main Opposition in Parliament and MP Dinesh Gunawardane as Opposition Leader, the JO would stop recognizing him as the Speaker, MP Udaya Gammanpila said today.

Addressing the weekly news briefing of the Pivithuru Hela Urumaya, the MP said that all points why the Opposition Leader Post should not be given to him had been proved wrong with evidence.

“We have a strong case in our favour. But still, the Speaker refuses to recognize us, since he has been advised to do so,” Gammanpila said.

“The Speaker seeks approval of the Prime Minister before making a decision. If he is not ready to recognize us, we will have to in turn stop recognizing his position. We can stop addressing him as Honourable Speaker or stand up when he enters Parliament. We can even disobey his orders,” he said.

He said they would make a decision on their next move in the struggle to get them the Opposition Leader Post, at the party leaders’ meeting, which is to be held tomorrow.

A decision whether to be independent of the United People’s Freedom Alliance (UPFA) would be taken at the meeting, he said. (Lahiru Pothmulla)

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  • Mandayan Monday, 13 August 2018 06:21 PM

    Then the speaker will have send you packing to Angola!!

    Ex-Voter Tuesday, 14 August 2018 10:36 AM

    The speaker will be happy as he need not recognise them!!!

    pambaya Monday, 13 August 2018 06:28 PM

    A threat really ? Umm An Australian couple reciganizes him even without an identification paeade...how is he still out n not in jail ?

    Dhammika Monday, 13 August 2018 06:34 PM

    Why dont you CONTEST the next elections from your own party ( Pivithuru Hela Karumaya ) and see to yourself WHO YOU ARE without clinging on to other political parties to contest elections ! .

    Scirocco TS. Monday, 13 August 2018 07:40 PM

    Okay. Pls stay off Parliament forever and find a suitable day job to suit your qualifications. Thank you!!!!!

    BuffaloaCitizen Tuesday, 14 August 2018 09:29 AM

    I can donate a three wheeler for him and Dinesh.

    Jaya Monday, 13 August 2018 07:52 PM

    Mahinda Aiyaga Kala neethiya ?

    De Silva Monday, 13 August 2018 07:59 PM

    Who cares ?

    Diogenes Monday, 13 August 2018 08:12 PM

    We don`t want to recognize you! Do you think that you are so important?

    Arjuna Ranawana Monday, 13 August 2018 08:20 PM

    We have not recognized you Hon. MP and so called JO members too. Wait till court decision, so that we can see your recognition ?

    Zub Monday, 13 August 2018 08:33 PM

    We have seen you acting in parliament and it will not make much difference whether you guys recognize the speaker or not.

    Rs.100 begar Monday, 13 August 2018 08:44 PM

    Modaya if you don't recognise the speaker you will be kicked out the parliament.

    LS Monday, 13 August 2018 08:54 PM

    We, the Voters will not recognize any of you at the next Elections !!

    TONY Monday, 13 August 2018 10:35 PM

    REMEMBER THE BAD WOLF AND THREE LITTLE PIGS. THE WOLF BLEW DOWN THE FIRST TWO HOUSES BUT COULD NOT BLOW OUT THE 3RD ONE. IN YOUR CASE YOU HAVE FAILED IN BLOWING OUT ALL THREE LITTLE PIGS HOUSES.

    VJ Monday, 13 August 2018 11:46 PM

    Who is we?

    Kevin Tuesday, 14 August 2018 12:26 AM

    This bluster and gas may soon evaporate and be of no importance. Does anyone know when the verdict is due in the case where the Australian investors were robbed and cheated by a man dressed in spotless white? Will there be a 'gammana' to Welikada or Bogambara, or as is now the fashion, to the Sri Jayawardenapura Hospital, courtesy of conniving doctors from the GMOA?

    truth Tuesday, 14 August 2018 02:59 AM

    we recognise you with a Rs 100 note

    RETURN OUR RS 100 Tuesday, 14 August 2018 03:44 AM

    A fellow taken as an office boy plays out the good samaritan and now shouts as leader of PIVITURA , when he is APAVITHRA These are the rascals who destabilise the country

    Nihal Amarasekera Tuesday, 14 August 2018 04:19 AM

    Kind of a civil disobedience in parliament suggested?

    Kamal j Tuesday, 14 August 2018 11:00 AM

    Who are you?! I don’t recognise you

    S. P. Ramkumar Tuesday, 14 August 2018 11:19 AM

    Yes if any authority not recognize you. You dont recognize you. As a lawyer you.deçission is very good example .

    Saeed Mohamed Tuesday, 14 August 2018 11:20 AM

    UG is wasting his time in Parliament and we hope very soon he will go to jail for cheating the Australians.

    Observer Tuesday, 14 August 2018 11:57 AM

    Tit for Tat.Pivithuru version of "Eye for an Eye"

    Be Fair Tuesday, 14 August 2018 11:57 AM

    Speaker I will recognize, you NEVER

    Lord Siva Tuesday, 14 August 2018 12:20 PM

    First let the people respect you. You are one of the Alibaba 40 thieves. Am I right Malli?

    Sincere Tuesday, 14 August 2018 01:46 PM

    We have stopped recognizing you a long time ago!

    Premawathie Tuesday, 14 August 2018 02:38 PM

    This guy is so full of gas, we should lease him also for 99 years to the Chinese!

    Cynical Tuesday, 14 August 2018 02:39 PM

    Aiyo you silly goose, if you disobey the Speaker you will be in contempt and be escorted out of Parliament. Don't exhibit your ignorance and spew empty threats to impress and incite the ignorant masses

    Buddhist Tuesday, 14 August 2018 04:54 PM

    Won't it be better if they all offer to resign and stay at home.

    Cobra Tuesday, 14 August 2018 07:06 PM

    Udaya who??????


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