The Chairman of the Walimada Pradeshiya Sabha R.M. Abeysekera has been dragged out of the Provincial Council meeting held this afternoon by a group of Opposition and party members who opposed him being present at the meeting.
Deputy Chairman of the Welimada Pradeshiya Sabha H.H. Jayathilleke expressing his views in this regard noted that the situation had arisen since the chairman was unable to control the current session which was underway.
However Chairman of the Welimada Pradeshiya Sabha R.M. Abeysekara who was admitted to hospital subsequently, when contacted by our news team noted that he was assaulted by a member of the opposition.
When contacted, UNP councillor in Welimada Cyril Jayarammana defended himself against the chargers being levelled against him in the following manner.
Meanwhile the budget of the Kundasale Pradeshiya Sabha was passed unanimously today.
Moreover it is also reported that JVP Councillor Sunimal Pushpakumara of the Kundasale pradeshiya sabha had moved to the Sri Lanka Freedom Party today, during the councils session.