Sri Lanka Political Crisis: The economic as well as political crisis continues in Sri Lanka. Meanwhile, a senior leader of Sri Lanka’s opposition Samagi Jana Balvegaya (SJB) claimed on Saturday that his party will prove its majority in parliament next week during a no-confidence motion against the Rajapaksa family-led government. This information was given in a news in the media. President Gotabaya Rajapaksa has asked the opposition to show a majority by securing the support of 113 MPs in the 225-member parliament to form an interim government.
claim to prove majority in Parliament next week
‘Daily Mirror’ The newspaper quoted SJB MP and chief opposition whip Laxman Kirila as saying that ‘everyone will see that we will have a majority next week and at the moment I will not tell how we are going to do it. He said during the press conference, ‘The President should resign from his post and then there should be constitutional reforms, to ensure checks and balances between the pillars of government. Another SJB MP, Mujibur Rahman, who was present during the event, said that his party would also push for impeachment against the President. He said, ‘We have not given up on it yet.
Economic and political crisis continues in Sri Lanka
President Gotabaya Rajapaksa on Friday invited the formation of an all-party government involving all political parties represented in parliament to address the economic crisis in the island nation. The media department of the President’s Office said in a statement that He made this offer during a discussion with party leaders and representatives now working independently in Parliament. However, it was not clear whether incumbent Prime Minister Mahinda Rajapaksa (the president’s eldest brother) would resign to form an all-party government. After gaining independence from Britain in 1948, Sri Lanka is going through the worst economic crisis at this time. Have been camping permanently for days.