Friday, November 16, 2018

Amidst Opposition Of Mahinda Faction MP's And Ministers Speaker Karu Jayasuriya Arrived At Parliament Escorted By Policemen And Got Passed No Confidence Motion Against Minority Government

Speaker Karu Jayasuriya has arrived at Parliament this evening (16 ) escorted by a group of Policemen and requested a vote for the No confidence motion resubmitted against appointed Minority government of New Premier Mahinda Rajapakshe ,by standing as the speakers chair was removed by Mahinda faction MP's .

When the speaker has requested the vote for no confidence motion escorted with Policemen Mahinda faction MP's and some appointed Ministers imcluding Johnston Fernando, MahindaNanda Aluth Gamage, Prasanna Ranaweera, S.B Dissanayake  and ArundiKa Fernando had thrown cushions of chairs ,files,Books  and douements on Speaker's  table and chilie powder mixed water towards Policemen provided security for the speaker and towards speaker  it has been reported.

However amidst Opppsition of Mahinda faction group Speaker has Called vote by voice not by name as requested by President Maithripala Sirisena yesterday  (15)due to the tense situation.

Then around 122 MP' including MP's of  Premier Ranil Wikramasinghe 's faction ,TNA,JVP and Muslim Congress have voiced they have agreed to the motion .

Afterwards speaker has announced the no confidence motion has been passed in Parliament for the second time and promised the result will be sent to President Maithripala Sirisena to appoint the leader of Majority group as Premier and reappoint the Cabinet of Ministers.

President Sirisena is due to take a decision regarding Speaker's request according to reports .

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