08-modi-singh6Senior politician Jolly who is also a member of the National Executive Committee of the BJP told Ceylon Today that he was “not satisfied” with the answer President Rajapaksa gave,when asked how Northern Province Chief Minister C.V. Wigneswaran will function when he had no power over his Chief Secretary. He claimed that the President had replied, “She has held that position for years and they can share the work.”
He quipped, “It’s a peculiar bureaucracy when the Chief Minister has no power over his Chief Secretary.”
Jolly further pointed out, “I know that the Chief Secretary has to work under the Governor of the Northern Province who is at loggerheads and the whole scenario seems to be peculiar.”

BJP politician Jolly and BJP National General Secretary Muralidhar Rao have had a nearly 45 minute long meeting with the President prior to their departure on 20 September and discussed a wide range of issues relating to the Tamil diaspora, the proposed 13th Amendment and devolution of powers within the framework of the Sri Lankan Constitution.
He said that there is an urgent need to settle all pending Tamil issues and to restart a dialogue with the Tamil National Alliance Leader to seek lasting peace.

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