Matara MC Opp. leader leaves meeting in protest

- sundaytimes.lk

Opposition Leader of the Matara Municipal Council Upul Nishantha today walked out of the council after he was informed by the Mayor that he cannot attend the council meeting.
Mayor Soshindra Handunge quoting a letter from the Assistant Commissioner of Elections S. Lochana said that the Opposition Leader cannot attend the sessions.                                                                                                                                                                          Mr. Nishantha challenged the letter saying that he could be deprived of his membership only if a proper gazette notification is issued.          Mr Nishantha was the former Mayor of the Council. He was sacked by Chief Minister Shan Wijelal de Silva, but, by that time, he had resigned on his own from the UPFA.
The Opposition leader left the council along with his members and JVP members.

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