The opposition members of the Kurunegala Municipal council faced a unique situation today in which the government party approved a proposal which was presented by the opposition after the opposition members misinterpreted the meaning of the proposal.
The proposal meant to be presented by the opposition members was that the plan to make the traffic in the Kurunegala district travel only in one way should not be implemented.
However, the proposal presented to the Municipal Council by the opposition members stated that the plan to make the traffic movement in one direction only should not be changed.
Taking advantage of the situation, the government party members supported and approved the proposal.
Although the leader of the opposition in the Kurunegala Municipal Council requested permission to amend the proposal, Mayor Gamini Peramunage did not approve the request.
Leader of the opposition in the Kurunegala Municipal Council Varuna Premaratne made the following statement regarding the misunderstanding that occurred.
Mayor of the Kurunegala Municipal Council Gamini Peramunage who is representing the government made the following statement regarding the incident that took place.