Southern provincial CM Shan's gazette is annulled;Methsiri De Silva reinstated in Galle Mayor Post.
The Southern Provincial High Court ordered today to reinstate Methsiri de Silva in his former post of Galle Mayor.
High Court Judge K.B.K. Hirimburegama annulled the gazette notification issued by Southern Provincial Chief Minister Shan Wijelal de Silva to remove Methsiri de Silva from Galle Mayor Post and Galle Municipal Council membership.
Later the Judge announced that Methsiri de Silva can perform his duty in the Mayor post.
Southern Provincial Chief Minister Shan Wijelal de Silva issued this special gazette notification on January 23rd of last year.
Later Methsiri de Silva filed a petition at the Provincial High Court challenging the Chief Minister’s gazette notification.
After the verdict was announced today, former Galle Mayor Methsiri de Silva told our news team that he is going to assume duties of the Mayor Post today.