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Minister AHM Fowzie, Piyasena Gamage and Manusha Nanayakkara crossed over to the opposition in Parliament.

MP Manusha Nanayakkara who crossed over to the Opposition said he did so because he did not want to participate in any action that was against the mandate given by the people in 2015.

“The present administration tried to buy over MPs and work against the mandate given by the people in 2015. It was an undemocratic move. Therefore I decided to stand up for democracy,” he said.

MP Piyasena Gamage who also crossed over said he did so because of his love for the nation.

“I did not want to work against the sovereignty of people,” he said.

“I was always striving to form an SLFP led administration but I decided to sit in the opposition today to defeat a move which was against the democratic norms.

Minister of Tourism Vasantha Senanayake also said he would resign from his Ministry shortly.

“I will resign from my ministry shortly. I have realized that the present administration has no majority in the House,” he said.

“I have not left the UNP though I accepted a ministry in the new government and will remain with the party,” he added. (Yohan Perera and Kelum Bandara)

  Comments - 31

  • Yahiya Wednesday, 14 November 2018 10:33 AM

    Aiyyoooooooooooo Sirisena.

    Nikan-Sena Wednesday, 14 November 2018 11:22 AM

    Payen gedera yanawada!!

    Podibanda Wednesday, 14 November 2018 02:59 PM

    Now that MR, NR and 40 others resign from SLFP to join SLPP, they lost their MPs seats which should be filled by SLFF, right?

    Arthur Wednesday, 14 November 2018 10:34 AM

    Aiyo! Sira, Mara

    Yahiya Wednesday, 14 November 2018 10:35 AM

    Lasantha Alagiyawansa, Dissanayake must think twice.

    hemantha Wednesday, 14 November 2018 10:36 AM

    Aiyo Sirisena.

    Dhammika Wednesday, 14 November 2018 11:28 AM

    SIRA ta adress ne . ( NO ADRESS ) .

    Dhammika Wednesday, 14 November 2018 10:37 AM

    Please explain who is the OPPOSITION and who are the OTHERS .

    Shan Wednesday, 14 November 2018 10:40 AM

    Now what is the opposition side? If MR is not commanding confidence how can they be in the Govt?

    Lankan Wednesday, 14 November 2018 10:40 AM

    Really?

    Zub Wednesday, 14 November 2018 10:42 AM

    They stood for justice well done sirs keep it up

    Muzzamil Wednesday, 14 November 2018 10:43 AM

    Ela powzie

    Prithi Wednesday, 14 November 2018 10:43 AM

    which is opposition?

    Saman Wednesday, 14 November 2018 10:44 AM

    There you go again. Shameless people.

    Gamaya Wednesday, 14 November 2018 10:47 AM

    I O Hopper days are over.

    Toyya Wednesday, 14 November 2018 10:47 AM

    Note that these cross overs are not for money. It is purely out of patriotism.

    Palitha Wednesday, 14 November 2018 10:49 AM

    Congratulations to MPs P. Gamage, AHM Fowzie and Manusha Nanayakkara for selecting the right side and depending the constitution.

    Neil Wednesday, 14 November 2018 11:03 AM

    Sirisena and Raja passa's have made themselves a bunch of jokers. Ha ha !!

    MODA BURUWA Wednesday, 14 November 2018 11:26 AM

    MARA and SIRA are now the JOkers in the card pack .

    Ronnie Bugger Wednesday, 14 November 2018 11:07 AM

    So much of confusion and cross talk. Will someone who know please let the people know who the opposition is and who the ruling party is. Colors will suffice.

    joshua Wednesday, 14 November 2018 11:14 AM

    I second it. Total chaos. But BYe Bye MR

    REEZ Wednesday, 14 November 2018 11:16 AM

    MR and clan Govt. UNP and other parties Oppo.

    SN Wednesday, 14 November 2018 12:15 PM

    They are still playing musical chairs.

    Dr.Siri Wednesday, 14 November 2018 11:15 AM

    What opportunitist these characters are.Must not elect them again to the Parliament

    Sharik Wednesday, 14 November 2018 11:18 AM

    I am confused. Who is the opposition now? Or the question makes sense if I ask who is the opposition today.?

    Ajja Wednesday, 14 November 2018 11:53 AM

    No government is recognize If the foreign ambassadors boycott them.So the legitimate government is UNP under RW

    Djaj Wednesday, 14 November 2018 12:19 PM

    Siri what happened to ur trump cards I taught u played only one

    Mayo Wednesday, 14 November 2018 12:22 PM

    I think MRs and Siri will have more fear on election now.

    Hodha Hitha Wednesday, 14 November 2018 01:14 PM

    This reminds me Sunil Perera's song.

    inti Wednesday, 14 November 2018 03:37 PM

    Namal can hang around tangalla beach opposit the rest house

    Senaa Thursday, 15 November 2018 09:10 AM

    manusha is baldi nana's son, we can't expect quality decisions from him, only a opportunist


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