Oct 27, Colombo: Sri Lanka Minister of Housing, Constructions and Common Amenities Wimal Weerawansa's party has sent letters to other political parties to rally to pressure the government to abolish the 13th Amendment to the Constitution.
Priyanjith Witharana, the secretary of National Freedom Front led by Wimal Weerawansa on October 23 has sent letters to11 political parties.
Minister Weerawansa recently likened the 13th Amendment to the Constitution to a time bomb waiting to explode.
The political parties addressed by the National Freedom Front include ruling Sri Lanka Freedom Party (SLFP), major opposition United National Party (UNP), Marxist People's Liberation Front (JVP), JVP splinter party Frontline Progressive Party, Jathika Hela Urumaya, Mahajana Eksath Peramuna and the left parties of the ruling alliance United People's Freedom Alliance.
However, the National Freedom Front has refrained from sending letters to the Tamil National Alliance and the Sri Lanka Muslim Congress (SLMC).