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Friday, 07 December 2018 - 13:28
Damages caused due parliament clashes estimated at 260 thousand rupees
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It has been revealed that owing to clashes which took place in parliament recently, an estimated damage of 260 thousand rupees has been incurred.

According to the estimate, nearly 230 thousand rupees worth electronic equipment has been damaged within the parliamentary chambers.

Sergeant at arms Narendra Fernando noted that the iron rods fixed beside the chambers have resulted in an estimated damage of 30,000 rupees.

The sergeant at arms further noted that the damage to books which was in the chambers is currently being calculated.

A representative from the state insurance corporation inspected the parliamentary complex recently to estimate the damages owing to the clashes which took place on the 14,15,16 of November.

However, the estimate is yet to be presented to parliament.

Sergeant at arms, Narendra Fernando added that the damages will be covered upon the estimate received through the insurance company.

Meanwhile, a committee was appointed on the 29th of December by the speaker under the patronage of deputy speaker, Ananda Kumarasiri in order to internally investigate the clashes which took place in parliament.

The members appointed to this committee includes MPs Chamal Rajapaksa, Ranjith Madduma Bandara, Chandrasiri Gajadeera, Bimal Ratnayaka and Mawei Senadiraja.

However this committee is yet to convene.

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