Tag: Joint Opposition

Anura Kumara Dissanayake

JO activists behind recent mob attacks?

Leader of the JVP Parliamentarian Anura Kumara Dissanayake has charged it is evident that a group of Joint Opposition activists were behind the recent mob attacks reported in several areas within the country. Speaking during a rally in Hatton MP Dissanayake claimed certain individuals are attempting to gain petty political mileage through the prevailing

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Ranjith Madduma Bandara

Special security plan in effect today

A special security plan is in place in and around the Special High Court premises and Police Financial Crimes Investigation Division building, owing to today’s protest march by the Joint Opposition. Speaking to Media, Minister of Law and Order Ranjith Madduma Bandara said, the Ministry has received information that a mob is allegedly intending on

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Dullas Alahapperuma

JO issues early apology over inconveniences

The Joint Opposition group has issued an apology to the public in advance, owing to the possible inconvenience as a result of the ‘Jana Balaya Kolambata’ protest organised in Colombo tomorrow. Speaking at a media breifing this morning Parliamentarian Dullas Alahapperuma said the group is standing in solidarity with the people against the actions of the

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Prasanna Ranaweera

JO calls for AG’s stance on Vijayakala

The Joint Opposition has requested Speaker of House Karu Jayasuriya to table the stance of the Attorney General on former State Minister Vijayakala Maheswaran following a statement she made favouring the LTTE. Parliamentarian Prasanna Ranaweera said the Attorney General's stance on the matter has already been submitted to the Speaker. MP Ranaweera said

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Gamini Lokuge - Vasudeva Nanayakkara - Joint Opposition

JO committee report on groups independence?

The Joint Opposition has appointed a committee to compile a report pertaining to the group operating independently in Parliament. The committee was appointed last evening during a meeting of party leaders representing the Joint Opposition chaired by former President Parliamentarian Mahinda Rajapaksa. Leader of the Sri Lanka Podu Jana Peramuna Professor

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Vasudeva Nanayakkara

PC Elections can be held under old Act – JO

The Joint Opposition claims the impending Provincial Council Elections can been held under the provisions stipulated in the Provincial Elections Act, prior to the recent amendment. United People’s Freedom Alliance Parliamentarian Vasudeva Nanayakkara said members of the Joint Opposition have urged the Elections Commission to hold the impending polls

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