Chief Opposition Whip Lakshman Kiriella has directed a letter to the Speaker of Parliament stating nine Parliamentarians representing the Samagi Jana Balawegaya were expelled from the party’s Parliamentary Group.
The expelled group includes SJB Vice Secretary Diana Gamage and eight other MPs who voted in favour of the 20th Constitutional Amendment.
Accordingly, MP Lakshman Kiriella requested the Speaker to allocate government seats for the expelled group.
The 09 MPs are;
National List MP Diana Gamage.
Badulla District MP A. Aravindh Kumar.
Anuradhapura District MP Ishak Rahuman.
Digamadulla MP Faizal Cassim.
Digamadulla MP H.M.M. Harees.
Anuradhapura District MP M.S. Thowfeek.
Batticaloa District MP Naseer Ahamad.
Puttalam District MP Ali Sabri Raheem.
Digamadulla MP S. M. M. Muszhaaraff
were expelled from the SJB Parliamentary Group.