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::

* Sri Lanka main opposition party reinstates quarrelsome MP
Sat, Aug 30, 2014, 12:48 pm SL Time, ColomboPage News Desk, Sri Lanka.

Aug 30, Colombo: Sri Lanka's main opposition United National Party (UNP) which is in a bid to unite the party, has decided to revoke a disciplinary probe initiated against the party's Kalutara district parliamentarian Palitha Thewarapperuma.

The UNP suspended the membership of Thewarapperuma earlier this year for his unruly behavior during a party meeting.

The UNP has decided to revoke the disciplinary probe against the MP and reinstate him in the electoral organizer position of Matugama electorate.

Thewarapperuma behaved violently and attempted to assault the party leader Ranil Wickremasinghe during a UNP parliamentary group meeting in February this year.

The party even had appointed senior counsel Joe Seneviratne to probe the charges against the MP.

However, the MP has reportedly apologized and agreed to bury the hatchet.

The UNP leader recently invited all the party members, who left the party for various reasons, who were expelled from the party, and the members subjected to disciplinary inquiries to forget all past discontents and join the UNP again to defeat the present Rajapaksa regime.

** Related Story :: Party membership of Sri Lanka opposition MP suspended

ColomboPage - Recent 10 Stories
Indian ruling party leaders discuss Tamil issue with Sri Lankan President
-- [1 hour and 55 minutes ago]
Voter turnout around 65 percent at Sri Lanka provincial polls
-- [2 hours ago]
Violence reported during voting in Sri Lanka's Uva Province
-- [4 hours ago]
Four Army soldiers in Sri Lanka killed when earth mound collapses
-- [4 hours ago]
Maldivian, Sri Lankan Presidents discuss ways of enhancing bilateral relations
-- [9 hours ago]
Sri Lanka looking to coal and renewables for energy needs - report
Special security programme in Uva Province during poll
Voting begins for Sri Lanka's Uva Provincial Council elections today
Former principal of Sri Lanka's Trinity College donated Rs. 202 million college's funds to LTTE - police
Sri Lanka Marxist party complains to HR Commission against Ministry order to gather info on party supporters

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.