Written by Staff Writer
26 Nov, 2019 | 8:09 pm
Colombo (News 1st): Milinda Moragoda, founder of the Pathfinder Foundation and former minister, advocates that the government should hold a non-binding referendum in conjunction with the General Election. Issuing a release, the former minister said provision for this is available under article 86 of the Constitution.
He proposes that one or more issues of;
He added, “Although it could make the voting process more cumbersome, holding a referendum on one or more of these above-mentioned issues together with the election, would be more economical and efficient than holding it separately.”
He also said such a referendum would give the citizens of Sri Lanka an opportunity to participate in the policy-making process and would make apparent the will of the people.
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