Six persons filed a petition yesterday (15th) with the Court of Appeal seeking to invalidate the Gazette notification issued on the demarcation of wards of Local government councils and it was revealed in Parliament that it was a move engineered by the Maithri faction of the SLFP.
The person that has come forward as a petitioner from Matara District is Yohan Danushka, a coordinating secretary of the Provincial Councilor Pasanda Yapa Abeyawrdene, the son of State Minister Lakshman Yapa Abeywardene revealed Parliamentarian Kanchana Wijesekera.
The petitioner from Panduwasnuwara in Kurunegala District is a person associating the Minister of Sports Dayasiri Jayasekera and is a candidate who is to contest the local government election from Panduwasnuwara electorate.
Also, the petitioner who has come forward from Bandarawela District is an employee of the Road Development Authority under SLFP Parliamentarian Dilan Perera and it was revealed that the other three petitioners too have been put forward by the SLFP.
Mr. Dilan Perera responding to the accusation says the Road Development Authority doesn’t come under his purview and those from the Road Development Authority are contesting from the new political party.
The Leader of the JVP and the Chief Whip of the Opposition Anura Dissanayaka said despite the Road Development Authority didn’t come under the State Minister Dilan Perera, the petitioner is not only an official of the RDA but is also a resident of Hali – Ela. Mr. Dissanayaka said those who were attempting to get the LG elections postponed have been exposed and the shameful act cannot be concealed.
පළාත් පාලන ඡන්දය කල්දාන්න වුවමනා අය පාර්ලිමේන්තුවේදී හෙළි වෙයි…පළාත් පාලන ඡන්දය කල්දාන්න වුවමනා අය පාර්ලිමේන්තුවේදී හෙළි වෙයි…
Posted by Lanka Truth on Thursday, November 16, 2017