Chair turns down NFF’s request for recognition as a separate party

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Speaker Karu Jayasuriya has ruled that the request by National Freedom Front (NFF) led by Wimal Weerawansa to be recognized as a separate Party in Parliament has been turned down since it was not gazetted as one that contested at the last general election. Parliamentarian Weerawansa had also contested under the UPFA.

Dinesh suspended

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Joint Opposition Parliamentary Group Leader MP Dinesh Gunawardena was suspended from Parliament for a week due to unruly behaviour yesterday. The Chair made the order following a motion proposed by Leader of the House Lakshman Kiriella that sought his suspension. The motion was passed by the House in which 85 votes in favour and 22 votes against. Tamil National Alliance Parliamentarians also voted for the motion.

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