The vote demanded by TNA against the extension of emergency defeated in parliament

Friday, 24 May 2019 - 18:52

The extension of emergency was passed by 14 majority votes in parliament today.

TNA asked a vote at the end of the emergency extension debate.

22 MPs voted for while 8 voted against.

Accordingly, the emergency was passed for another month.

Meanwhile, Leader of the House Lakshman Kiriella requested the speaker to permit the media to cover the proceedings of the special committee appointed to inquire into the Easter Sunday bomb attacks.

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