Tense situation in Parliament - proceedings resumed (Video)

Thursday, 08 April 2021 - 10:50

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Speaker Mahinda Yapa Abeywardena decided to adjourn Parliament for five minutes due to the heated exchange of words between MP Field Marshal Sarath Fonseka and Minister Chamal Rajapaksa.

Accordingly, the proceedings of Parliament were adjourned at around 9:35 a.m.

Ranjan Ramanayake, who is serving a prison sentence for contempt of court, was the subject of a debate in Parliament, during which an argument took place between the Minister and the MP.

However, the proceedings of Parliament have resumed.