Various opinions are being expressed regarding the impeachment motion brought against the chief justice Dr. Shirani Bandaranayaka in the political arena currently.
Speaking at a function held in the Kurunegala - Nikawaratiya region yesterday Minister of Cooperative and Internal Trade Johnston Fernando stated that certain parties have used the impeachment against the chief justice to try and topple the government.
He also mentioned a comment made by the leader of the Democratic National Alliance Sarath Fonseka with regard to the impeachment.
Leader of the DNA Sarath Fonseka invited the chief justice to enter into politics in the following manner at a press conference held in Colombo recently.
However, minister Johnston Fernando responded in the following manner yesterday.