New electoral system is to postpone the election


Minister Lakshman Kiriella says that some members of the Opposition were clamoring for the amendment of the election system, with the motive of having the election postponed.

The Minister said so while participating at the ‘Balaya’ political programme telecast last night on Hiru TV.

While Ministers Lakshman Kiriella and Wijedasa Rajapaksa participated in the ‘Balaya’ Programme representing the Government, MPs Sunil Handunnetti of the JVP and W.D.J. Seneviratne of the UPFA’s participated in the programme representing the Opposition.