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Supreme Court was of the opinion that President Mahinda Rajapaksa had no legal impediment to contest for a third term, Leader of the House and Minister Nimal Siri Pala De Silva informed the parliament a short while ago.


The Supreme Court yesterday communicated its opinion to President Mahinda Rajapaksa on the constitutionality of contesting for a third term under the 18th Amendment to the Constitution.


President Mahinda Rajapaksa last Wednesday (5) sought the Supreme Court’s opinion on the constitutionality to contest for a third term under the 18th Amendment to the Constitution.

  Comments - 20

  • Punny Pellow Wednesday, 12 November 2014 06:25 AM

    The former CJ changed the destiny and apologised for doing it !!!!

    Mahamanya Wednesday, 12 November 2014 03:37 PM

    His third term is sri lankans last term

    yohan Wednesday, 12 November 2014 03:24 PM

    as expected

    Sinhaya Wednesday, 12 November 2014 10:27 AM

    Hahha.... this is why we call Wonder of Sri Lanka, owa api dannawa, ehamathamai wenna kiyala.

    Baiya Wednesday, 12 November 2014 10:17 AM

    Whatever it is ,we, the voters are the kings! Politicians have to come to us to beg for the vote!! Warenko!!!

    tt Wednesday, 12 November 2014 10:07 AM

    its not a ruling.... its only the opinion remember

    C.K.Lankaputhra Wednesday, 12 November 2014 09:01 AM

    Ohom Yan ohoma yan.

    Peter Wednesday, 12 November 2014 08:37 AM

    Country is being led towards......

    Dee Wednesday, 12 November 2014 07:04 AM

    Since when does an opinion become a verdict?

    Cobra Wednesday, 12 November 2014 06:44 AM

    Owa ohoma thamai, owa ohoma thamai!

    Asokamala Tuesday, 11 November 2014 06:25 PM

    Kekille....! LOL

    Yuri Wednesday, 12 November 2014 05:14 AM

    Now Sri Lankan has to start fighting for Sri Lanka. good Luck. another Cambodia

    Nevil Wanni Wednesday, 12 November 2014 02:57 AM

    My car My Petrol My and My Foolish People via DM Android App

    No-danithy Wednesday, 12 November 2014 01:35 AM

    Meka adikaranyaye adahasakda neththnam niyogayakda??

    Punchirala Wednesday, 12 November 2014 01:30 AM

    Everybody knew the ruling well in advance.

    fawzan Wednesday, 12 November 2014 01:29 AM

    Why you think politician hate independent legal system? Appoint your goons and cook the law to suite you

    punchi banda Tuesday, 11 November 2014 11:23 PM

    who are the judges?appointed by whom? the story tell it all

    TONY Tuesday, 11 November 2014 11:11 PM


    Asrar Ahmed Tuesday, 11 November 2014 09:41 PM

    Naduth Hamiduruwange Baduth Hamiduruwange

    old citizen Tuesday, 11 November 2014 08:59 PM

    No one can change the destiny and cannot say what the future holds.

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