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* TPA leader Mano Ganesan also declines to support Sri Lanka's new government
Wed, Nov 7, 2018, 12:31 pm SL Time, ColomboPage News Desk, Sri Lanka.

Nov 07, Colombo: Leader of the upcountry Tamil party, Tamil Progressive Alliance (TPA) Mano Ganesan today said that he and five other MPs of his party have declined the Sri Lankan President Maithripala Sirisena's request to support the new UPFA government.

The TPA leader said the party cannot accept the President's invitation to join the new government formed against democratic principles.

"As a civilized political entity, we as Tamil Progressive Alliance (TPA) team of all Six (6) MPs met President Maithripala Sirisena and told him that we can't accept his invitation to join his government," MP Ganesan said taking to Twitter.

The main Tamil party, Tamil National Alliance also said the appointment of a new prime minister is a violation of the Constitution and they will support the no-confidence motion against the new Prime Minister Mahinda Rajapaksa.

 

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