Parliament convened today at 1pm under the patronage of Deputy Speaker Chandima Weerakkodi.
Chief Opposition whip MP John Amarathunga stated in parliament that a question which was supposed to be raised by UNP MP Rosie Senanyaka cannot be raised since she was not present in the chambers.
Subsequently a heated situation arose in parliament.
A debate took place between Minister Dilan Perera who was scheduled to answer the question and Opposition Leader Ranil Wikramasinghe.
Meanwhile Minister Kumara Welgama addressing the chambers spoke about former MP Dayasiri Jayasekara’s political future.