SLPP MP accused of making sexist remarks against female MP in Parliament

November 20, 2021 at 8:27 PM

Sri Lanka Podujana Peramuna (SLPP) MP Janaka Tissakuttiarachchi has been accused of subjecting a female MP to verbal sexual harassment during the 2022 Budget debate in parliament today.

Tissakuttiarachchi, known for his fiery speeches both in Parliament and elsewhere, made sexist remarks against SJB MP Rohini Kaviratna, who questioned rapidly increasing prices of essential goods during budget debate on a previous day.

Social media users have raised concerns and expressed their displeasure condemning the SLPP MPs remarks. (NewsWire)