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No faith motion against PM: TNA to decide on April 2

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The Tamil National Alliance (TNA), which enjoys 16 seats in Parliament, said yesterday it would take a decision regarding the no confidence motion against Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe only on April 2, a party official said yesterday.

Last week the joint opposition handed over a No-confidence Motion against the Prime Minister to the Speaker. It is scheduled to be debated only on April 4. Already however some ministers of the Sri Lanka Freedom Party (SLFP) and the Janatha Vimukthi Peramuna (JVP) have come out and said they would support the motion.

Asked about the TNA’s position, its Jaffna district MP M.A. Sumanthiran told Daily Mirror the party would have its parliamentary group meeting on April 2 and decide on its position.

The TNA is the main opposition in Parliament. If the no-confident motion goes through the Prime Minister will have to relinquish office.(Kelum Bandara)

  Comments - 10

  • Freddy Yong Monday, 26 March 2018 09:33 AM

    Vote for Ranil - it will be a matter of - you scratch my back and I'll scratch yours.

    sil Monday, 26 March 2018 01:25 PM

    Double game politicians will be exposed

    Why Monday, 26 March 2018 02:11 PM

    Who play double game. MR did not sign in the No-confidence motion. Why ??

    Pachaya Monday, 26 March 2018 01:25 PM

    If Ranil looses, TNA will loose opposition leaders position which they hold against parliamentary tradition

    Permalal Monday, 26 March 2018 02:05 PM

    Money Money Money.

    Mrs Emma Calver Monday, 26 March 2018 02:16 PM

    It's a shame and sadness how the Tamil speaking people in SL are being deceived. In the year 1818, the Tamil speaking people had their own Tamil kingdom before being captured by the British. Emma

    Sumathy M Monday, 26 March 2018 06:11 PM

    Emma,why dont you start the Eelam war again under the leadership of your sons.It is not too late.

    Sheri Monday, 26 March 2018 08:10 PM

    tamil kingdom and start an elam war??? keep dreaming you two!

    Sheri Monday, 26 March 2018 08:17 PM

    Oh its tamils again with fictious names - shameless!

    lanka Monday, 26 March 2018 04:47 PM

    TNA are nothing but LTTE supporters. The Tamil Diaspora and the western governments instructions to TNA is very clear. TNA must and will vote for Ranil otherwise their agendas will be in the waste-bin. Bank robbery money has already filtered to them.

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