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As many as 122 Sri Lankan lawmakers on Friday challenged former President Mahinda Rajapaksa at the court of appeal, asking on whose authority he occupied the office of the Prime Minister, after being voted out in the legislature, The Hindu reported.

The case is likely to be heard early next week, legal sources told The Hindu.

The MPs, who filed the Quo Warranto petition challenging Mr. Rajapaksa, his purported Cabinet and government, earlier disputed his controversial appointment as Prime Minister in the legislature.

  Comments - 8

  • Hodha Hitha Saturday, 24 November 2018 12:17 AM

    If MR is right he should go to court and ask for Temple Trees. He is not willing to do that as he knows that he can't win the case. Then he will have to hand over the PM office to RW

    upali Saturday, 24 November 2018 02:21 PM

    122 MPs are not entitle to oust tha PM It is in the power vested to presdent in accordance with the constitution.

    Lion Sunday, 25 November 2018 11:22 AM

    Have you read the constitution?

    Tikiri Sunday, 25 November 2018 02:22 PM

    If its that simple, why did the Supreme Court give a Stay Order.

    punchibanda Saturday, 24 November 2018 05:51 PM

    Anyone think there are any leaders or governing mechanism in force in Sri the way Sri Lankan rupee hitting a recorded low level of 180.6606 against the US Dollar at present....

    Dilan Saturday, 24 November 2018 08:21 PM

    Lets change the judge as we did to shirani bandaranayake and get the judgement

    Mandy Saturday, 24 November 2018 09:27 PM

    Yes already Rangajeewa has been reinstated and case against Galagoda priest appeal by AG withdrawn. Coming Colours no good as they say.

    Naomal jayasekera Sunday, 25 November 2018 01:54 PM

    This is my persomal opinion, its a big dissgrace for the Sri lanlan parliment today, if you jave read todays paper The Times, MR is so hungry for power, he"s even planning on a Acid attack on the poor Speaker, that low he has brought this country to, which MS doesnt understand the gravity and the consiquences, the MR clan is llannong on a bigger attack next week, the most unfortunate thing is, at present every thing belongs to MR and MS.

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