Update : A New National movement will be created: says Champika Ranawaka after meeting Chief Prelates.
A group of JHU representatives, after their ministers resigned from government positions to act independently in parliament, paid a visit to the two chief prelates of the Malwatu and Asgiri Chapters in Kandy this morning.
During his courtesy call, former minister Patalee Champika Ranawaka told the chief prelate of the Malwathu Chapter Most Venerable Thibbatu-wawe Sri Sumangala Thera that JHU members resigned from government positions after it rejected the party proposals including the annulment of the bizarre powers of the executive presidency.
Responding to Ranawaka, the chief prelate said that they also pointed out time to time the need of the changes to the Executive presidency in order to suit the modern day requirements.
Update : Thursday, 20 November 2014 - 19:06 -------------------------------------- JHU explains Malwathu and Asgiri chief prelate's reasons to quit government.
A group of JHU representatives, after their party left the government recently, paid a visit to the two chief prelates of the Malwatu and Asgiri Chapters in Kandy this morning.
Our Kandy correspondent stated that a group of monks and laymen of the party including former minister Patalee Champika Ranawaka paid homage to the Temple of the tooth relic.
Later the group met the chief prelate of the Malwathu Chapter Most Venerable Tibbatuwawe Sri Sumangala Thera and the chief prelate of the Asgiri Chapter Most Venerable Udugama Sri Buddharakkita Thera.