The Mount Lavinia District Court today issued an enjoining order restraining the UNP from acting on the constitutional amendment, which states that elections for the party leadership should be held every six years, UNP Provincial Councillor Maithree Gunaratne said.
District Court Judge Priyantha Fenrando issued noticed on all working committee members to be presentin courts on August 22 and show cause why this amendment to the UNP constitution was introduced.
Maithree Gunaratne and two other lawyers filed a petition in the Mount Lavinia District Court seeking an order to annul the amendment to the party constitution and declare it null and void.
Andrew Pitugala Wednesday, 08 August 2012 11:26 AM
UNP is very much disjointed. Enloining order will not make any difference !!!!!
Caesar Wednesday, 08 August 2012 11:28 AM
We will not allow any threat to Ranil's leadership. Thos who conspire against him are bastards!
CHANDRAPALA Thursday, 09 August 2012 01:36 AM
At a time the people have lost confidence over our judicial system this enjoining order has been issued. The government also highlighted the need of a strong opposition taking in to consideration this.
Cyclops Thursday, 09 August 2012 01:54 AM
Ranil's free hit gone for a six!!!!
Saman Wednesday, 08 August 2012 07:45 AM
Anil Wednesday, 08 August 2012 07:59 AM
This is ridiculous if the Courts are going to interfere in everything. Next time they will be summoning Company directors to explain why certain board decisions are taken.
Devaka Wednesday, 08 August 2012 07:53 AM
Good work! Let's hope that this dictatorial act of denying elections for 6 years is thrown out like the leader himself.
dujohn Wednesday, 08 August 2012 02:13 PM
They would have suppressed that they were the people pelted stones at the party office
Senaka Wednesday, 08 August 2012 08:10 AM
When will this power struggle end ? UNP should expel these trouble makers in the party. Bad for the country to not to have a strong opposition .
alex Thursday, 09 August 2012 04:30 AM
will the decision be same if it was done by the ruling party
ALI GETA PERA Wednesday, 08 August 2012 08:21 AM
Very good atleast someone has thought about it seriously. If the leadership is not changed, defineatly this time also the UNP will loose
Naradha Wednesday, 08 August 2012 03:15 PM
No party in democratic Sri Lanka belongs to a certain members or family etc. Everything relating to the governing of a party should be transparent and within the constitution of the party. Hope the issue will be sorted out with less damage to the party members and supporters. UNP is still a respectable and a responsible party. Hope it stay same.
Chan Wednesday, 08 August 2012 08:44 AM
Companies have some sort of Corp Gov. The UNP is a national party that has ruled this country for decades and will so. It's conduct effects a nation
balu Wednesday, 08 August 2012 04:06 PM
RANIL SHOULD STEP DOWN. BONELESS MEAT IS THERE TO HELP MR. CHASE HIM AWAY
simple mind Thursday, 09 August 2012 06:10 AM
If you go through the new companies act the directors are responsible for their action and the monies invested is not theirs but the share holders. So why not question the decisions of the directors.
simple mind Thursday, 09 August 2012 06:11 AM
Lal Surain Wednesday, 08 August 2012 11:12 AM
This is the way to get back to old glory. present leader made many blunders situation the UNP in today clearly evidence what has happened to one time majestic Party. how can u changes by passing part constitution. How can you vote for people like him with trust. once comes to power he will do what he likes not what country wants. this is the situation our country has faced even now.
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