Actress turned politician, parliamentarian Upeksha Swarnamali also known as Pabha has called on all legislators to work to eliminate domestic violence.
Speaking during the debate on the extension of emergency regulations in parliament today, Swarnamali has said that all 225 legislators needed to unite in the effort to eliminate domestic violence from the country.
Swarnamali was recently in the center of much controversy after she was admitted to hospital last month with facial injuries sustained allegedly during a domestic dispute.
She was allegedly assaulted by her husband and had to received treatment at the Sri Jayewardenepura hospital and a private hospital.
Swarnamali was elected to parliament under the UNP from the Gampaha District but later crossed over to the government.