Certain political parties of the government are protesting against the proposal of the leftist parties of the Sri Lanka Freedom Party to prorogue the parliamentary sessions till the clash of opinions between the Constitutional and the Judiciary is resolved.
The leftist parties lead by Ministers Tissa Vitharana, Wasudewa Nanayakkara and D. E. W. Gunasekara had stated in their proposal that the impeachment can be continued after the new standing orders regarding proroguing the parliamentary sessions are prepared.
The parliament can be prorogued only by the president.
Speaking to our news team, Senior Attorney At Law Gomin Daya Sri explained the mechanism involved.
The JHU is vehemently protesting against this proposal and Western Provincial Councillor and JHU member Udaya Gammanpila stated that it was a baseless one.
The National Freedom Front lead by Wimal Weerawansa has also expressed its protest against this proposal.
Former parliamentarian NFF politburo member Piyasiri Wijenayaka had the following to say in this regard.
Our news team inquired from the two main opposition parties the United National Party and the JVP regarding the stance of the leftist parties representing the government.
UNP MP Lakshman Kiriella expressed the following views for the UNP
JVP general secretary Tilwin Silva had the following to say with regard to the stance of the JVP.