Tense situation arises at Galle Municipal Council

Tense situation arises at Galle Municipal Council

Written by Bella Dalima

19 Nov, 2014 | 9:10 pm

A tense situation arose at the Galle Municipal Council when a motion was put forward on Wednesday praising the 2015 budget.

Members of the opposition of the Galle Municipal Council protested that a vote was not called for over the motion brought in by the ruling party members.

They pointed out that the Mayor of Galle, Methsiri de Silva passed the motion before the lunch break, without obtaining their opinion. The opposition party members asked that they be given a chance to express their views on the proposal.

However, the Mayor ignored their request and continued proceedings according to the agenda.Following the tense situation, the Mayor took steps to postpone proceedings.

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