Thissa Karaliyadda on the fence


Buddhist Dispensation and Democratic Governance Deputy Minister Thissa Karaliyadda says that he has so far not taken a definite decision as to assuming or refraining from the duties of the deputy ministerial post given to him.

Eleven cabinet ministers, five state ministers and 10 deputy ministers took their oaths before the President on the 22nd.

Expressing his views to our news team, Thissa Karaliyadda said that a heavy opposition was experienced from his electoral party loyalists with regard to his obtaining the deputy ministerial portfolio.

However deputy Minister Tissa Karaliyadda said further that he was ready to bow down to the majority wish of party loyalists.