SLFP to oppose nineteenth amendment

[TamilNet, Monday, 16 September 2002, 22:10 GMT]
Sri Lanka Freedom Party (SLFP), the main constituent of the chief opposition People’s Alliance (PA) Monday decided to oppose the nineteenth constitutional amendment brought by the United National Front (UNF) government to restrict the presidential powers in dissolving the parliament. "Disciplinary action will be taken against SLFP parliamentarians who speak in favour of nineteenth amendment to the constitution," said former Minister Mangala Samaraweera, parliamentary whip of the SLFP Monday in a press release.

President Chandrika Kumaratunge is the president of the SLFP, which was founded by her father, late Prime Minister Mr.S.W.R.D Bandaranaike.

The central committee of the SLFP met Monday and decided to request its parliamentarians to oppose the nineteenth constitutional amendment inside and outside the parliament.

The central committee also decided that provincial councilors and members of local government institutions representing the party should spearhead a concerted campaign against the introduction of the nineteenth amendment. Inaddition, the committee warned that those who violate decisions taken by the party will be subjected to disciplinary action.


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