Chief Justice Shirani Bandaranayake arrived at Parliament this morning to appear before the Parliamentary Select Committee appointed to investigate the impeachment motion which gathered for the second time.
The PSC convened on the 23rd of November for the first time during which the Chief Justice appeared before the committee.
Meanwhile, all religious leaders engaged in a sathyagraha at the entrance to the Supreme Court Complex prior to the Chief Justice leaving the Supreme Court.
Representatives from various political parties and attorneys at law were also present during the sathyagraha and the chief prelate of the Kotte Naga Viharaya Venerable Maadulu-wawe Sobhitha Thero made the following statement.
During the sathyagraha the Chief Justice had left the Supreme Court complex through an alternate entrance.
However, protests were held against the Chief Justice on the road opposite the Supreme Court complex and near the parliament this morning.
Several protesters expressed their opinions in the following manner.
Meanwhile, the police stated that during this time period the parliamentary access road was closed.