WATCH : Tense situation in Parliament over decision to abolish Ranjan’s MP seat

April 7, 2021 at 12:52 PM

Opposition members in Parliament have voiced strong protest against the decision taken by the Speaker to vacate Samagi Jana Balawegaya (SJB) MP Ranjan Ramanayake’s Parliamentary seat.

Speaker Mahinda Yapa Abeywardene informed Parliament today that the Parliamentary seat of MP Ranjan Ramanayake has been rendered vacant.

He said the Parliament Secretary General has informed the Chairman of Election Commission of the development.

The SJB MP’s Parliamentary seat has become vacant after his conviction on charges of contempt of court. (NewsWire)