Thursday, February 18, 2016

Center For Policy Alternatives Has Filed A Fundemental Rights Petition At Supreme Court Against The Appointment Of Field Marshal Sarath Foneka As MP

The Center For Policy Alternatives(CPA) has today(18) filed a fundamental rights  petition at Colombo Supreme Court seeking an order to cancel the decision to appoint former Army Commander Field Marshal Sarath Fonseka as a member of parliament.

The petition which was filed by CPA through an Attorney has named the General Secretary Of the United National Party(UNP) Kabir Hashim ,MP Field Marshal Sarath Fonseka,The Speaker Karu Jayasuriya the Elections Commissioner Mahinda Dehapriya and Attorney General as respondents of the case.

The Governing United National Party has appointed  the Field Marshal Sarath Fonseka to the national list seat left  vacant after the death of fomer Minister Of Lands M.K.A.D.S Gunawardena.Field Marshal Fonseka has taken oath before Parliamentary Speaker as a MP in the Parliament on 09th of February.

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