Seventy MPs To Stay Overnight In Parliament: S.M. Chandrasena

UPFA MP S.M. Chandrasena said that around 70 Parliamentarians will spend the night at the parliamentary complex and the protest against the summoning of former president Mahinda Rajapaksa to Bribery Commission.

Speaking to Asian Mirror, Chandrasena said that the petition against the summoning was signed by 110 MPs.

Chandrasena vowed that the protest will be continued if no guarantee is given on revoking the summons to former president Mahinda Rajapaksa.

Speaker Chamal Rajapaksa held a discussion with Bribery Commission Chairman Jagath Balapatabendi on the matter last evening. The Speaker then arrived at the parliamentary chamber and spoke to the protesting MPs. He is to deliver a special statement on the matter.

Meanwhile, at a press conference in parliamentary complex on Monday, National Freedom Front leader Wimal Weerawansa called on the public to gather at Parliament Circus on Tuesday morning to take the protest to the streets.

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