Lankapage Logo Recent Top Stories
CP 14 YEARS
Go Home Home Serving the Sri Lankan community globally since 2000
go to LankaPage.com

Leading News from Sri Lanka::

* Disciplinary probe against unruly MP of Sri Lanka's main opposition party
Sun, Mar 9, 2014, 01:18 pm SL Time, ColomboPage News Desk, Sri Lanka.

Mar 09, Colombo: Sri Lanka's main opposition United National Party (UNP) has appointed a disciplinary committee to probe the violent actions of party's Kalutara district Parliamentarian Palitha Thewarapperuma.

Thewarapperuma is accused of trying to attack the Opposition Leader Ranil Wickremasinghe at the parliament while participating in the UNP parliamentary group meeting. He is accused of being drunk at the moment.

The MP has wanted the UNP to grant nominations only to his son from his electorate Matugama at the Western Provincial Council election. He opposed granting nomination to two other persons from the area and also in protest withdrew his son from the election.

The disciplinary committee of the UNP comprises Sri Lal Fernando and Joy Nanayakkara. They are assigned to probe the charges against the MP and to report to the UNP leadership council and

** Related Story :: Sri Lanka\'s main opposition MP runs amok at party\'s parliamentary group meeting

ColomboPage - Recent 10 Stories
Speaker endorses Provincial Council Amendment Bill, instructs to hold PC elections before January and LG elections before March
-- [55 minutes ago]
Prime Minister says can't allow the extremists to ruin the final opportunity for a political solution
-- [1 hour and 20 minutes ago]
Governors to administer provincial councils ending terms this month until election
-- [2 hours ago]
Sri Lanka Navy training program on preventive medicine and causality care with U.S. Marines concludes
-- [3 hours ago]
Wholesale prices of imported potatoes and big onions decline
-- [3 hours ago]
Special Parliamentary sitting on October 3 to mark 70th anniversary of Sri Lanka parliament
-- [4 hours ago]
India awards Mahatma Gandhi scholarships to 150 Sri Lankan students
-- [4 hours ago]
Sri Lanka's first Social Innovation Lab to be opened next week
-- [4 hours ago]
National Child Protection Authority initiates investigation into forcing school children to take part in wedding
Sri Lanka Customs nab couple attempting to smuggle currency worth nearly Rs. 90 million

Copyright © 2000, 2014 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.