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* Sri Lankan parliament appoints special committee to hear petitions by women
Sat, Mar 8, 2014, 01:08 pm SL Time, ColomboPage News Desk, Sri Lanka.

Mar 08, Colombo: The Speaker of Sri Lanka parliament Chamal Rajapaksa has appointed a special parliamentary subcommittee under the Public Petitions Committee to look into petitions submitted by women.

Governing party parliamentarian Dr. Sudharsani Fernandopulle will chair the subcommittee.

Other members of the committee will be Minister Pavithra Wanniarachchi, Deputy Minister Nirupama Rajapaksa and United National Party (UNP) parliamentarians Rosy Senanayake and Thalatha Atukorale.

All petitions sent by women will now be probed by the newly appointed sub-committee and necessary action will be taken on such petitions accordingly.

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