Tense situation erupts in Parliament

Tense situation erupts in Parliament

Tense situation erupts in Parliament

Written by Tharushan Fernando

09 Feb, 2016 | 2:56 pm

A tense situation broke out in Parliament today during the debate carried out to increase the female representation in the local government bodies.

Members of the Joint Opposition requested that they be given permission to sit independently.

However, Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe opposed this move. The debate into increasing the female representation at local government bodies is continuing amidst this tense situation.

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