Lankapage Logo Recent Top Stories
CP 13 YEARS
Go Home Home Serving the Sri Lankan community globally since 2000
go to LankaPage.com

Leading News from Sri Lanka::

* Leftist ally of Sri Lanka ruling party to abstain from voting on impeachment debate
Sun, Jan 6, 2013, 09:08 pm SL Time, ColomboPage News Desk, Sri Lanka.

Jan 06, Colombo: a leftist ally of the Sri Lanka ruling alliance has decided to abstain from voting when parliament takes its vote on impeachment of the Chief Justice this week.

The Lanka Sama Samaja Party (LSSP) during a meeting of the party's Central Working Committee held Sunday has decided to abstain from voting when parliament votes on the impeachment motion, LSSP Parliamentarian, Venerable Baddegama Samitha Thera said.

According to the LSSP legislator, the Central working Committee of the party had taken this decision in accordance with a previous decision taken by the Socialist Front, which comprises of leftist parties including the LSSP, Democratic People's Front and the Sri Lanka Communist Party.

Meanwhile, the Secretary of the Communist Party of Sri Lanka, Senior Minister D.E.W. Gunasekera yesterday said his party has decided to vote against the impeachment motion but added that a common decision on the Supreme Court verdict on the parliamentary select committee (PSC) that probed the impeachment motion will be reached after discussions with LSSP Leader Minister Prof. Tissa Vitharana and Leader of the Democratic Leftist Front Vasudeva Nanayakkara.



ColomboPage - Recent 10 Stories
Emergency ambulance service launched in Sri Lanka with India's help
-- [3 hours ago]
Sri Lanka to establish and Independent Media Commission soon
-- [3 hours ago]
Stern action against violators of court orders - police
-- [4 hours ago]
New quicker and easier UK visit visa application form launched in Sri Lanka
-- [4 hours ago]
Sri Lanka, Switzerland ink MOU to provide employment opportunities for Sri Lankan sailors in Swiss ships
-- [5 hours ago]
Oman to attend World Export Development Forum in Sri Lanka
-- [5 hours ago]
Canadian Foreign Minister arrives in Sri Lanka on a two-day official visit
Driver identifies the suspect in the killing of Lasantha Wickrematunge
Court acquits former Sri Lankan army officers accused of Kumarapuram massacre
Sri Lankan court issues injunction against the planned joint opposition march in Kandy city limits

Copyright © 2000, 2012 by LankaPage.com (LLC) :
The news and other contents on ColomboPage are copyrighted property of LankaPage.com, LLC. Any unauthorized use of any information on ColomboPage may constitute a violation of copyright laws. You need written permission to reproduce, republish, post, transmit, broadcast or distribute, material from this site from LankaPage.com, LLC. However, news organizations or broadcasters in Sri Lanka may republish the news items in ColomboPage with proper acknowledgment to ColomboPage.