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Speaker Karu Jayasuriya had accepted the appointment of former president Mahinda Rajapaksa as the Opposition Leader of Parliament, Deputy Speaker Ananda Kumarasiri informed parliament today.

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  • Shungindiyaa Tuesday, 08 January 2019 02:32 PM

    This is bad for reconciliation.The position is Sampanthan’s.Sampanthan must stay put - like the PM- go to Courts.

    shihan Tuesday, 08 January 2019 05:44 PM

    Are you supporting the federalist movement as per LTTE agenda? Disappointed?

    ranjit Tuesday, 08 January 2019 07:47 PM

    Federalism is not separatism.

    channa Tuesday, 08 January 2019 08:01 PM

    Shihan: 1994 D.B was the president and also minister of defense and Gamini was the leader of opposition, in 2001- 2004 Chandrika was the president and Mahinda was the leader of opposition. in 2015 My3 was the president and Nimal was the leader of opposition. being the presidents party dose not put you automatically in to the government.

    BuffaloaCitizen Tuesday, 08 January 2019 04:18 PM

    Thank you Karu, your acceptance of this criminal is like a mark of respect for Lasantha's death anniversary falling today.

    dilip Tuesday, 08 January 2019 09:21 PM

    What the F. you know about the death of some one with out any proof. Your name suits you man.

    don Sandanayake Tuesday, 08 January 2019 04:38 PM

    Sampanthan has only 16 seats . How on earth can he be the opposition leader. UPFA has 105 seats in the parliament.Don

    thinker Tuesday, 08 January 2019 07:10 PM

    Don, UPFA head is my3,the president and he is holding ministerial posts. How can the same party be a opposition party while party leader holding ministerial portfolios? funny isn't it?

    Jacob Wednesday, 09 January 2019 10:43 AM

    The govt now is a UNP TNA goverment, showing its majority in parliament with UNP TNA votes. Funniest thing is TNA wanting the opposition leader post too with it.

    Jacob Wednesday, 09 January 2019 10:44 AM

    @ Thinker, The govt now is a UNP TNA goverment, showing its majority in parliament with UNP TNA votes. Funniest thing is TNA wanting the opposition leader post too with it.

    Kalu Tuesday, 08 January 2019 04:43 PM

    January 8th is always a black day for Sri Lanka

    Dee Tuesday, 08 January 2019 05:14 PM

    Now everyone will be back in the SLPP. All will be members.

    Marikkar Tuesday, 08 January 2019 06:05 PM

    The scenario is under process in line with the deal between RW and MR..

    concern Tuesday, 08 January 2019 07:01 PM

    For democracy to work properly you need to have a strong opposition regardless who takes the opposition.

    kumaran Tuesday, 08 January 2019 07:26 PM

    Next job: Janitor!

    Dee Wednesday, 09 January 2019 08:13 AM

    Evolution gone wrong! Citizen - MP - Citizen - MP - Minister - Opp. Leader - PM - President (2) - Citizen - MP- PM - MP - Opp. Leader. .......


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