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President Signed The Removal Notice Of Chief Justice

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President Mahinda Rajapaksha has signed the removal notice of Sri Lanka's first female chief justice Dr.Mrs.Shirani Bandaranaike this morning ratifying  Parliament's vote to impeach her according to government sources.the removal notice was sent to the official residence of chief justice sources further added.

The Parliament has approved the findings of Parliamentary Select Committee (PSC) which inquire on impeachment motion against chief justice Dr.Mrs.Bandaranaike with 155 parliament mp's voted in favor and 49 voted against it.

Many western countries including USA,UK and Commonwealth criticized Sri Lankan government on it's decision to impeach chief justice and appealed to hold a fair trial on impeachment.International Committee On Jurists too condemned the move.meanwhile the Bar Association Of Sri Lanka the biggest trade union of  sri lankan lawyers recently  vowed publicly that the association will not welcomed the new chief justice under present circumstance while…