President is interpreting the Constitution to “suit himself” and leading the country towards a dictatorship

SJB Gen-Secy Ranjith Madduma Bandara Says President is interpreting the Constitution to “suit himself” and leading the country towards a dictatorship under the ” guise of battling the spread of COVID 19″ by “disregarding the role of the courts and the country’s Constitution.”

Posted by Administrator on 13 April 2020, 12:04 am


The Opposition Samagi Jana Balavegaya (SJB) is calling on all political parties, civil society activists and the general public to strongly oppose the attempt by the government to create an autocratic, anti-democratic state in Sri Lanka.

In a statement issued today, April 11, the SJB General Secretary Ranjith Madduma Bandara said that in the guise of battling the spread of COVID 19 the government is “disregarding the role of the courts and the country’s Constitution.”

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Janatha Vimukthi Peramuna Will Lead People in Protest Against Govt’s arbitrary Decision to Hold Elections for the Benefit of a Single Group Says JVP Leader Anura Kumara Dissanayake.

Posted by Administrator on 12 April 2020, 11:49 pm

The JVP yesterday called on President Gotabaya Rajapaksa to reconvene Parliament, without letting the country slide into a constitutional crisis.

Addressing the media online, from the party headquarters in Pelawatte, JVP leader Anura Kumara Dissanayake said President Rajapaksa was vested with power to reconvene Parliament and he should do so.

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