A petition filed before the Nugegoda District court requesting for an
injunction order to be issued against the United National Party
convention due to be held on the 01st of December was dismissed today.
The petition was filed by Opposition Leader of the Devinuwara
Pradeshiya Sabha E.W. Thushara Priyadharshana over which Nugegoda
District Court Judge Namal Balalla presided.
Leader of the UNP Ranil Wickremesinghe, Party General Secretary Thissa
Aththanayeke & Deputy Leader Sajith Premadasa were cited as
However UNP MP Mangala Samaraweera expressed the following views
during a media briefing held in Colombo today with concern to
individuals who sought courts intercession against the proposed party
convention on the 01st of December.
Samaraweera noted that individuals who were bent on thwarting the
parties future progress acted in such an unbecoming manner.