SLPP National Organizer Basil Rajapaksa requests majority to create a new constitution without being held hostage by various factions

SLPP National Organizer Basil Rajapaksa requests majority to create a new constitution without being held hostage by various factions

SLPP National Organizer Basil Rajapaksa requests majority to create a new constitution without being held hostage by various factions

Written by Staff Writer

08 Jul, 2020 | 12:19 pm

COLOMBO (News 1st): In the absence of an opposition in the country, the only issue the SLPP has to face is internal struggles, according to Basil Rajapaksa – the National Organizer of the Sri Lanka Podujana Peramuna.

Speaking to reporters in Colombo on Wednesday, Rajapaksa said there is a need to create a constitution which is most suitable for the country and requested the people to give the SLPP power to ensure a constitution which benefits the masses is created.

Basil Rajapaksa requested for a majority to his party to create a new constitution without being held hostage by various factions.

Commenting international agreements inked by the previous government, the SLPP National Organizer said it is not possible to terminate those accords at once adding they would exploring the possibility of making amendments.

He said as per the provisions of the constitution a 2/3 majority is required to make the amendments.

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