Commotion arises at Trincomolee District development committee meeting over Eastern Province Chief Ministers behaviour
A tense situation erupted during the Trincomalee district development committee meeting, over the Eastern Province Chief Minster’s incident.
The meeting was held today with the participation of Opposition Leader R. Sampandan, deputy minister Susantha Punchi-nilame , UNP MP M.A.M. Maharoof and several others.
It was noted that despite the fact that it would be normal for the tri forces area commanders to participate in the development committee meeting, none of tri forces personnel attended the meeting today.
The tense situation erupted when deputy minister Susantha Punchi-nilame expressed his views about the absence of representation of the tri forces at the meeting.
UNP MP Maharoof , SLMC Eastern Province Ministers and MPs engaged in the argument with deputy minister Punchi-nilame.