SLMC calls for new Constitution and not amendments

The Sri Lanka Muslim Congress (SLMC) has called for a completely new Constitution and not amendments to the existing Constitution.

SLMC leader Rauff Hakeem said that a referendum will however be needed to create a new Constitution.

 He said that the people were given a promise that a new Constitution will be introduced to the country and that promise must be kept.

Hakeem also said that in the new Constitution there needs to be meaningful devolution of powers.