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* Sri Lanka Marxist alliance appoints Vijitha Herath to PSC probing impeachment of Chief Justice
Mon, Nov 12, 2012, 08:16 pm SL Time, ColomboPage News Desk, Sri Lanka.

Nov 12, Colombo: Sri Lanka Democratic National Alliance (DNA), a Marxist coalition led by former Army Commander Sarath Fonseka named a representative to the parliamentary select committee to probe the impeachment charges against the Chief Justice Dr. Shirani Bandaranayake.

Accordingly, the Marxist party Janatha Vimukthi Peramuna (JVP) parliamentarian Vijitha Herath has been appointed as the DNA representative to the parliamentary select committee.

The nomination has been informed officially to the Speaker of the parliament.

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.

Major Tamil constituency Tamil National Alliance is to nominate the other representative of the 11 member parliamentary select committee.

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