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Monday, 03 November 2014 - 12:59
The Police and the Elections commissioner have lost its sovereignty; says Opposition Leader.
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While participating in the first day of the committee stage debate on Budget 2015, Opposition Leader Ranil Wickramasinghe stated the Police and the Elections commissioner have lost its sovereignty.

The debate is held today under 22 heads of expenditure including the President and the Prime Minister.

Opposition leader stated that the election commissioner does not even have the power to decide the election date.

Addressing Parliament Prime Minister D M Jayarathna stated that powers vested in the executive Presidency are essential for the country.
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