North Central Provincial Council UNP members brought a no confidence motion against its Chairman T.M.R. Siripala yesterday.
The no confidence motion against the Chairman on 16 charges including the denial of equal opportunities to opposition members was handed over to PC Secretary R.K. Premasiri.
The UPFA proposed Amarakeerthi Athukorala as its North Central Provincial Council Chairman but UNP counter proposed Siripala for the same post.
Siripala disregarded the party instructions and contested for the Chairman post.
Later UNP North Central Provincial Councilors voted for Siripala and elected him to the post with a majority.