Sun, 05 Dec 2021 Today's Paper

No-faith motion -- UNP back-benchers to take all 16 to task

9 April 2018 11:20 pm - 7     - {{hitsCtrl.values.hits}}

A A A

Despite Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe's request to the UNP back-benchers to withdraw their no-confidence motion against six SLFP ministers who voted for the no-confidence motion against the Prime Minister, the back-benchers are now hoping to resubmit fresh motions against all 16 MPs, UNP MP Mujibur Rahman said yesterday.

He said the no-confidence motion was to be submitted against Ministers S.B. Dissanayake, John Seneviratne, Anura Priyadharashana Yapa, Susil Premajanyantha, Dilan Perera, Dayasiri Jayasekera, Deputy and State ministers Lakshman Yapa Abeywardene, Sudharshini Fernandopulle, Susantha Punchinilame, Sumedha Jayasena, Anuradha Jayaratne, Tharanath Basnayake, T.B. Ekanayake and Deputy Speaker Tilanga Sumathiapala.

When asked when they were going to hand over the motion, the MP said they had not fixed a date yet.

“We will do so when the Prime Minister gives us the green light,” he said. (Yohan Perera)

  Comments - 7

  • stardust Monday, 09 April 2018 11:58 PM

    Yes kick them out all 16 . via DM Android App

    Latha Tuesday, 10 April 2018 12:03 AM

    The PM will not let you’ll do it but you must go ahead with NCM ... what’s wrong with the young UNP lot .. come on for once stop acting like muppets

    Casanova Tuesday, 10 April 2018 12:09 AM

    Whether these SLFP ers supported or not the No Faith Moton against the PM, they are indeed opportunists and thieves, should hand over them to SF.

    Francis Tuesday, 10 April 2018 12:28 AM

    After listening to the recording of the speech of Anura Kuala Dassanayake during NCM it is disgusting to see what RANIL MY3 Have done to the country. Can they come before the masses shameless id...s.

    Ram Tuesday, 10 April 2018 02:13 AM

    This No Confidence is not likely to succeed at a vote. This is political suicide for both sides.

    Jagath Leanage Tuesday, 10 April 2018 05:17 AM

    You keep on fighting . We will suffer with high cost of living and with other threviol issues . What a country this is .

    Leel Tuesday, 10 April 2018 09:09 AM

    You fool go ahead. You will not get the ny support from TNA and few other minority MP like SLMC and Daglus D.


Add comment

Comments will be edited (grammar, spelling and slang) and authorized at the discretion of Daily Mirror online. The website also has the right not to publish selected comments.

Reply To:

Name - Reply Comment





A Sri Lankan giving dignified burials to unclaimed bodies for five decades

After their death, most people are memorialized at a service, surrounded by g

Focus on Laggala Gem mining big shots bigger than the law

The truth is now being uncovered regarding an illegal mining racket in state

How and why the TNA was formed twenty years ago

The Tamil National Alliance (TNA) is now twenty years of age. The premier pol

India lays emphasis on culture diplomacy with Sri Lanka

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi wanted to inaugurate the Kushinagar Inter