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The State of Emergency was extended by a month in parliament a short while ago with 132 voting for and 14 voting against it. The TNA and 2 UNP members voted against it while UNP MP Abdul Cader voted in favour. The remaining UNP members as well as the DNA were not present during the vote as they had staged a walkout from Parliament earlier. (KB & GC)


 

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  • Thursday, 06 May 2010 05:56 AM

    Even Namal Rajapaksa is against emergency, it is older than him, he said. So the young MP's do not know why the emergency exists!!

    Wednesday, 05 May 2010 05:01 PM

    Good Move for your Benefit Mr.Abdul Cader

    Wednesday, 05 May 2010 12:01 PM

    Where is the UNP heading ? this shows that there is no common stand among them. Some abstaining from voting others voting against the motion while another voting in favor of the motion. This shows that the government will very soon get the magical 2/3rd in the near future and the UNP will get weakened further while the D.N.A will die a natural death..

    Wednesday, 05 May 2010 12:18 PM

    If they were in the parliment what would happen?

    Wednesday, 05 May 2010 12:21 PM

    Whats this Emergency?

    Wednesday, 05 May 2010 12:43 PM

    Why didn't UNP MP Abdul Carder walk out? He has also voted with the government. What's cooking??!?

    Wednesday, 05 May 2010 12:47 PM

    SF should prove himself not guilty infront of the court , thats a best way of doing thing , we should follow the right things and not who is right .

    Wednesday, 05 May 2010 01:00 PM

    Is it a sign of Deffection waiting to happen or Genuine reason to agree with the Govt?-Time will tell

    Thursday, 06 May 2010 04:37 AM

    Abdul Cader next Vice President in SLFP!

    Wednesday, 05 May 2010 02:41 PM

    UNP MP will be given a ministers post. He will help the govt to get 2/3 majority. He was a former SLFP.

    Thursday, 06 May 2010 04:51 AM

    Ur stand is Correct. I am from kandy. i know the damage the Rahuf hakeem did during the genaral election. we have a good relationship with Sinhalese. He tried to spoil that. ranil is responsible for this move. What your saying about this issue is 100% correct.

    Wednesday, 05 May 2010 03:07 PM

    Welcome to Sri Lanka......


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