NGOs and Pro LTTE elements behind the protests against Impeachment; Govt.

Friday, 04 January 2013 - 19:25


Minister Susil Premjayantha today stated that NGOs and Pro LTTE elements are behind the protests against the impeachment.

Yet the JVP is stating that certain ministers of the government are making statements that are insulting to the judiciary.

Speaking at a press conference organized by the People’s Movement for Democracy, JVP MP Vijitha Herath responded to the statements made yesterday by both Minister Wimal Weerawansa and Deputy Speaker Chandima Weerakkody.

The following is the response by MP Vijitha Herath to the statement made by Minister Wimal Weerawansa.


MP Herath responded in the following manner to the statement made by the Deputy Speaker Chandima Weerakkody


Taking part in a press conference held today Minister Mervyn Silva stated that the government is not prepared to accept the decisions of a traitorous generation.

He made this statement in response to a statement made by the opposition requesting to accept the verdict of the appeals court with regard to the impeachment.


Speaking at a press conference held at the Ceylon Petroleum Corporation, Minister Susil Premjayantha gave the following explanation regarding those behind the impeachment.


Minister Mervin Silva also raised several questions regarding the Chief Justice and her Lawyers during the press conference.


30 year old confirmed as Covid-19 positive
Tuesday, 07 April 2020 - 8:16

A 30 year old person who returned from  Indonesia & quarantined for 14 days at Wettimarajapura- Beruwala, confirmed as COVID 19 patient after... Read More

Tuesday 07 April – Coronavirus World situation report
Tuesday, 07 April 2020 - 8:13

The number of coronavirus patients reported worldwide has increased to 1,345,048 with 74,565 (5.54%) deaths while 276,515 (20.56%) have recovered. ... Read More

Increase coronavirus test to 2000 per day before lifting curfew - Experts
Tuesday, 07 April 2020 - 7:52

An expert committee has pointed out that to contain the coronavirus pandemic in the country, coronavirus tests should be increased significantly. The... Read More