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Prorogation of Parliament: UNP has majority to prevent it - Ashu

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Alleging that there is a move to prorogue Parliament after President Gotabaya Rajapaksa makes the policy statement on January 3, 2020, UNP yesterday said it will use the majority it currently enjoys to prevent such a situation.

UNP MP Ashu Marasinghe told a press conference that his party will use the majority it enjoys to prevent such a move.

“We used the majority to which we enjoyed to force the reconvening the House when it was prorogued during the 52-day constitutional coup. We will do the same this time as well” the MP said.

“It is essential that Parliament meets to discuss the issues faced by the people such as the current political victimization” he added.

Professor Marasinghe said his party would do it’s utmost to bring MP Patali Champika Ranawaka out of prison. (Yohan Perera)

  Comments - 3

  • punciniliame Monday, 23 December 2019 04:57 PM

    This is the Politics of Democracy - keep it up

    M.c. Jayawardena Tuesday, 24 December 2019 03:26 AM

    People are not worried at all whether parliament will be prorogued or not. They only waiting for its dissolution on 1st March to give them the second defeat which will be worse than what sajith got.

    Ralahamy Tuesday, 24 December 2019 05:43 AM

    You all are a bunch of empty vessels. By keeping the Parliament closed, you are doing a service to country in saving millions of public money. Keep it closed.

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