NO POLITICAL PACKAGE FOR TAMILS! – Against the new Constitution 28 SLFP and UNP MPs to join JO

By Thilini Kaushalya Wijesinghe

Leader of the Pivithuru Hela Urumaya and Member of Parliament Udaya Gammanpila claimed that 28 parliamentarians from the Sri Lanka Freedom Party and the United National Party have decided to join the Joint Opposition against the new Constitution.

Speaking at a media briefing, held at the main office of the Pivithuru Hela Urumaya office yesterday (12), Gammanpila said that in order to defeat the new Constitution, 76 Parliamentarians are required and as there are 51 in the Joint Opposition with the twenty-eight joining from the SLFP and the UNP, they have 79 and have thus decided to defeat the new Constitution. He added that hoped to increase the number of crossovers to 35.