Tensions arise at Kolonnawa Urban Council monthly meeting

Tensions arise at Kolonnawa Urban Council monthly meeting

Written by Bella Dalima

23 May, 2014 | 10:18 pm

Tension flared at the monthly meeting of the Kolonnawa Urban Council on Friday.

A tense situation arose at the monthly meeting of the Kolonnawa Urban Council when K.D. Chandana Prasanga Perera, a former general facilities co-ordinating secretary of Suresh Kodagoda, the Deputy Chairman of the Urban Council, accompanied the Deputy Chairman to the Council meeting.

The Chairman of the Council had opposed the presence of Chandana Prasanga.

However, he later took his seat within the council chamber.

The meeting subsequently commenced.

However, councillors noted that the meeting could not commence until the police were called to the council to provide security.

The police arrived at the council meeting and attempted to remove the person in question from the chamber.

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