Parliamentary council member MP A. H. M. Aswar told our news team that parliamentary council is scheduled to meet today in view of the new Chief Justice's appointment.
While parliamentary council consists of five members, including the Speaker, the Prime Minister and MP A. H. M. Aswar representing the Government on behalf of the minority communities.
In addition the opposition leader and MP D. M. Swaminathan representing the opposition on behalf of the minority communities are members of the parliamentary council.
However a senior spokesman of the opposition leader's office said that while the opposition leader and MP Swaminathan have so far not participated in any parliamentary council meeting, they would not participate in the meeting scheduled to be held today as well.
But MP A. H. M. Aswar said further that parliamentary council would meet today and take its official decision with regard to the new Chief Justice's appointment.