Tense situation at Southern Provincial Council as members protest

Tense situation at Southern Provincial Council as members protest

Tense situation at Southern Provincial Council as members protest

Written by Staff Writer

26 Jul, 2016 | 12:57 pm

A tense situation was reported in the Southern Provincial Council due to a protest staged by the councillors of the United People’s Freedom Alliance.

According to our correspondent, ministers from the alliance wore black bands as a mark of protest against the removal of D.V. Upul from his portfolio as the Minister of Fisheries of the Southern province.

Owning to the tense situation, the sitting was adjourned by  Southern Provincial Council Chairman K.A Somawamsa to August 3.

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