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* Sri Lankan government names representatives to the PSC on CJ impeachment
Thu, Nov 8, 2012, 11:49 pm SL Time, ColomboPage News Desk, Sri Lanka.

Nov 08, Colombo: The Sri Lankan government and the main opposition United National Party (UNP) have named the party representatives to the parliamentary select committee (PSC) that will probe the impeachment charges against the Chief Justice Dr. Shirani Bandaranayake.

The government named Ministers Nimal Siripala de Silva, Anura Priyadarshana Yapa, Susil Premajayantha, Rajitha Senaratne, Dilan Perera, Wimal Weerawansa and Deputy Minister Neomal Perera for the parliamentary select committee.

The ruling alliance has seven members in the parliamentary select committee while the opposition is to allot four.

Main opposition United National Party also appointed two representatives, Lakshman Kiriella and John Amaratunga to the PSC.

Both the government coalition and the major opposition have nominated their representatives officially to the select committee through letters to the Speaker.

The other two slots of the parliamentary select committee are to be assigned to the major Tamil constituent Tamil National Alliance and the Democratic National Alliance, the major constituent of which is Marxist party Janatha Vimukthi Peramuna (JVP).



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