Rajapaksa Wins Third Term Battle

MahindaToHitler_LnWThe Supreme Court yesterday communicated its opinion to President Mahinda Rajapaksa on the constitutionality of contesting for a third term under the 18th Amendment to the Constitution, saying Rajapaksa can contest for a third term in office, the Leader of the House and Minister Nimal Siripala De Silva informed the parliament today.

Mahinda RajaThe Supreme Court Bench comprised De facto Chief Justice Mohan Pieris PC, Justice K. Sripavan, Justice Chandra Ekanayake, Justice Priyasath Dep PC, Justice Eva Wanasundara, Justice Rohini Marasinghe, Justice B.P. Aluvihara, Justice Sisira de Abrew, Justice Sarath de Abrew and Justice Priyantha Jayawardena PC.

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