Sri Lankan opposition leader Ranil Wikramasinha has pledged his support to the government's move to impeach chief justice Dr.Mrs.Shirani Bandaranaike while his deputy MP Sajith Premadasa strongly condemned the impeachment .MP Premadasa has warned that he will rallied people in the country against impeachment motion in coming days.
The other opposition parties including leftist Janatha Wimukthi Peramuna(JVP) and Democratic National Alliance lead by former Army Commander General Sarath Fonseka too has stated that they will rallied people against the impeachment in coming week .the impeachment motion handed over to speaker Chamal Rajapaksha last Thursday (01) by a group of government parliamentarians has created a tension in judicial system as well as in political circles according to reports.
The government has announced that charges on personal misconduct are among the 06 charges embodied in impeachment motion against chief justice.
Meanwhile Sri Lanka Bar Association which has a large membership of local lawyers are due to summoned a special meeting on 09th of November to discuss on impeachment motion against Chief Justice Mrs.Bandaranaike.
Friday, November 2, 2012
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