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Monday, 15 May 2017 - 14:20
Petition against North Central Chief Minister rejected
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The petition submitted by a group of UPFA members against the Chief Minister of North Central Provincial Council Peshala Jayarathna has been rejected by Governor P.B. Dissanayake.

The petition signed by 17 UPFA members stated that the signatory to the petition has no longer any confidence in the current Chief Minister therefore requested the governor to re-appoint former chief minister S.M. Ranjith.

However, provincial minister H.B. Semasinghe said that the Governor rejected to accept the petition.

21 out of 33 members of the North Central Provincial Council are from UPFA.

11 members are from UNP and one from JVP.

Meanwhile, UPFA General Secretary Mahinda Amaraweera said that the members who want to remain independent should first resign from UPFA.

Minister Amaraweera was speaking at a meeting held at Walasmulla yesterday,

Meanwhile, Opposition Leader of the Central Province Chanaka Ilapperuma says that he will have discussions with the Prime Minister to gain majority power in the council.

He was speaking to the media after participating in a ceremony held at Kandy today.

At the same time, Central Provincial Chief Minister Sarath Ekanayake said that thinking to topple power in his council is just a day dream.

 
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