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::

* Coalition party of Sri Lankan government to file a case to abolish 13th amendment
Sat, Nov 10, 2012, 09:38 pm SL Time, ColomboPage News Desk, Sri Lanka.

Nov 10, Colombo: Sri Lanka's government coalition party National Freedom Front (NFF) says the party will file a case in the Supreme Court against the 13th Amendment to the Constitution.

The NFF will request the courts to abolish the provincial councils established in line with the 13th Amendment.

The case is to be filed in the Supreme Court of Sri Lanka on Monday. NFF sources say that nationalist lawyers S.L. Gunasekera, Gomin Dayasiri and Kapila Gamage are to appear for the case.

NFF leader Minister Wimal Weerawansa told media that the 13th Amendment was passed in 1988 going against the Constitution.

NFF recently joined hands with the nationalist party Jathika Hela Urumaya (JHU) and held a joint press conference to mobilize people to abolish the 13th Amendment to the Constitution.



ColomboPage - Recent 10 Stories
Former Sri Lanka nruling party lawmaker vows to take action against alleged 'political witch-hunt'
-- [5 hours ago]
Sri Lankan parliament expected to be dissolved end of this month
-- [6 hours ago]
Sri Lanka's Central Depository Systems holds regional training seminar for depositories
-- [6 hours ago]
Sri Lankan court further remands former minister
-- [8 hours ago]
Sri Lanka's Marxist party files bribery complaint against former Defense Secretary
-- [9 hours ago]
JA Resorts to develop beach resort in East coast of Sri Lanka
-- [9 hours ago]
Sri Lankan President and former leader hold key discussions on future of their party
Former Sri Lankan minister to be presented before Kurunegala court
Sri Lankan President to meet former president today with delegations
Sri Lanka, Australia discuss combating maritime crimes

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.